About Hyundai Ioniq
The Hyundai Ioniq is a compact vehicle manufactured and market by Hyundai since 2016. The first Hyundai Ioniq was introduced in January 2016 in South Korea with the three variants debuting at 2016 Geneva and New York auto shows. Competing against models like the Toyota Prius, MINI Hardtop and Kia Forte, the Ioniq is a compelling vehicle that many drivers will take it as a favorite. Now, it is still in its first generation.
The Hyundai Ioniq made its debut for the North American market at the 2016 New York Auto Show as a 2017 model. It is offered as a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid and a pure EV and the Ioniq Hybrid is available in Blue, SEL and Limited trim. But no matter the entry-level trim or premium trim, the Ioniq is nicely equipped and loaded with nice comfort and convenience features as well as optionally advanced driver aids. Now, the Ioniq Hybrid is powered by a 1.6 L 4-cylinder engine and a 6-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission augmented with a 32-kilowatt electric motor fed by a lithium-ion battery pack, delivering a total output of 139 horsepower; the Ioniq Electric gets power from the 88kW electric motor with 295 Nm of torque and a 28 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery coupled with a 1-speed transmission and the Ioniq plug-in is driven by a 1.6 L 4-cylinder engine coupled with a 45 kW electric motor and an 8.9 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery.
Hyundai Ioniq Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Being the most affordable hybrid vehicle, the Hyundai Ioniq also boasts comfortable interior with eco-friendly materials. However, no matter how good it was built, you still need to know these problems in advance:
First, engine failure. Although the Hyundai Ioniq is a hybrid, electric and plug-in vehicle, the engine is still its power source. Therefore, this problem is not a rare problem for drivers. Considering most drivers have no knowledge background about the working principle of vehicles, here we provide some obvious signs of this problem for your reference. It often shows rattling noises from the front of the engine, retarded ignition timing and chunks found inside the oil pan. Moreover, some also find the engine will perform worse so that it won't turn over, misfires and stalls a lot. If you find a bad fuel economy and an illuminated Check Engine Light, then please inspect the Ioniq timing belt, air filter, oil filter, fuel filter, timing chain and throttle cable immediately.
Second, braking failure. For drivers, a well-functioning braking system is the guarantee of a safe ride. However, some Hyundai Ioniq drivers complained about the braking failure of the vehicle. Some said, after reaching a certain mileage, the brakes will become super noisy and they can feel vibrations when depressing the brake pedals. Moreover, the parking brake cannot hold the car properly and the brakes respond poorly. If you check carefully, you will also find the score marks on the rotors and the Parking Brake Light is also activated. All these signs are indicating the Ioniq brake pad set, brake disc, and parking brake cable need replacements.
Meanwhile, you are advised to perform routine maintenance on some vulnerable auto parts of your Hyundai Ioniq for a perfect ride. Some parts play important roles in making sure safe and comfortable ride, but few drivers attach enough importance to them. You had better maintain the Ioniq cabin air filter, fog light, headlight, wiper blade, windshield wiper, antenna mast and seat belt routinely.
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