Electric & Hybrid Cars

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We’re investing in innovation. When it comes to reducing emissions and developing alternative-fuel powered cars, Hyundai are ahead of the curve - whether it’s our ground breaking IONIQ Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric models, or our industry leading Hydrogen Fuel Cell technology.

Making the switch to an electric (BEV) hybrid (HEV) or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicle may feel like a big decision. That is until you discover there are different types of eco-friendly cars which can fit with your lifestyle.

Complete with stand-out-design, advanced technology and class-leading safety, the IONIQ Hybrid, IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid and IONIQ Electric prove that you can make the switch without making compromises. But which alternative car is best for you?

Which car should I choose?


Choose the IONIQ Hybrid to give both city and long-distance driving an efficiency boost. It’s powered by a combination of a 1.6 litre 141PS petrol engine, lithium-ion polymer battery and electric motor, which all work together to deliver power with fuel economy of up to 83.1 miles per gallon* and CO2 emissions of 79g/km. It’s a direct replacement for a conventionally powered petrol or diesel family car.


IONIQ Electric is perfectly suited to round trips of under 100 miles. This can be a mixture of city, country or motorway driving. If you can charge en-route you can extend your range. Its 100% electric powertrain employs a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and high voltage electric motor to deliver impressive acceleration and performance with zero emissions.

You’ll also be eligible for government incentives including the category 1 plug-in car grant which offers £3,500 off the purchase price and £500 (including VAT) of support towards the purchase and installation of a home charging wallbox, which charges the IONIQ Electric quicker and more efficiently than a standard wall plug.

Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV)

The IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid is ideal for one car families who mostly make local journeys but still need the flexibility to take occasional longer cross country journeys. The electric motor can allow the Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid Plug-in to travel up to 39 miles* emission free, before switching to hybrid mode and engaging the 1.6 141PS petrol engine. The IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid takes away the anxiety of full electric and still offers the benefit of zero emission driving.


The IONIQ range features a variety of active safety features to protect you and other road users. These smart systems include a Lane Departure Warning System with Lane Keep Assists (LKAS) that utilises a camera mounted in the dashboard to scan road markings and alert you if you begin to stray.

There’s also an emphasis on passive safety to keep everyone on board secure. This ranges from front and curtain airbags to the ultra-high-strength chassis, which not only keeps your IONIQ light and quick to react, but provides all important structural integrity in the event a collision.

It’s this focus on safety that earned the Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid Euro NCAPS’s best-in-class award for the Small Family Car category.


Simple, clean, sleek, light and pure - the interiors of the IONIQ Hybrid, IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid and IONIQ Electric have been designed to be effortlessly elegant, efficiently clutter-free and logically forward-thinking. Soft-touch materials lend an air of warmth and comfort, while top of the range models feature chrome-accented gear knobs, pedals, footrest and door scuff pads to add a note of modern premium luxury.

The future of eco-driving

We take our environmental responsibility seriously and Hyundai is committed to a policy of continuously improving the efficiency and performance of all of our vehicles now and in the future. This will be achieved through the use of new powertrains, new technologies, new low-emission models and weight reduction.

Hyundai offers the broadest range of powertrains currently on sale in the UK and is the first manufacturer worldwide to offer hybrid, plug-in hybrid, all-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles in its range. We will introduce 14 alternative-fuel models globally by 2020. That line-up includes five hybrid vehicles, four plug-in hybrids, four electric vehicles and one all-new Fuel Cell car.

* important information
Range is dependent on ambient temperate, battery state of charge and condition, driving style, vehicle payload, vehicle electronics and heating and climate settings. Our vehicles are homologated according to the current European legislation on the basis of the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). The results of the tests are published for comparison purposes. Real fuel consumptions, emissions and electric range will be different and will vary according to driving conditions, driving styles, types of routes and the standard of maintenance of the vehicle. IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid CO2 emissions, fuel consumption and electric driving efficiency are combined weighted figures