Hyundai Sime Darby Motors officiates Hyundai Ioniq, two variants available, priced from RM99,888

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Making its first unofficial appearance at the My Auto Fest 2016 and subsequently at the 2016 Malaysia Autoshow, Hyundai Sime Darby Motors has officially launched the all-new Hyundai Ioniq in Malaysia.

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Available in two variants HEV and HEV Plus, the Hyundai Ioniq will be priced from RM99,888 for the HEV and RM110,388 for the HEV Plus. Prices quoted are recommended selling price with GST, but without OTR costs and insurance. Both variants will receive the company’s 1.6-litre GDI four-cylinder Kappa engine paired to a 32 kW electric motor, allowing for a combined output of 141 PS and 265 Nm. A six-speed dual-clutch automatic drives the front wheels.

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Safety kit for the Ioniq HEV and HEV Plus is identical, with seven airbags including a driver’s knee airbag, ABS, BAS, HAC, ESC and VSM. The Hyundai Ioniq gets disc brakes all round, with 15-inch discs up front and 14-inch discs at the rear. Hyundai also points out that the Ioniq gets rear multilink suspension, unlike rivals that comes fitted with rear torsion beam set up.

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The entry-level Hyundai Ioniq receives these kit:

  • Black glossy radiator grille
  • Halogen projector headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Bulb type rear combination lights
  • Chrome door handles
  • Electric folding side mirrors
  • Fabric seats
  • Driver’s side power window with auto up and down with safety window
  • Meter cluster with a 4.2-inch TFT LCD Supervision Cluster
  • Day & Night rear view mirror
  • Rear air vents
  • 60:40 split folding rear seats
  • Infotainment system with a 5-inch LCD display with USB, Bluetooth, AUX and radio
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Smart Key with Start Stop button
  • Keyless entry
  • Auto cruise control
  • Dual zone climate control with single zone operation mode
  • Auto Light Control
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • TPMS
  • Rear view camera

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With a price that starts from RM110,388, the Hyundai Ioniq HEV Plus adds these op top of the HEV model.

  • Chrome radiator grille
  • HID bi-xenon headlights
  • LED position lights
  • LED DRLs
  • LED type rear combination light
  • Leather upholstery with leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 8-way power adjustable driver seat with 2-way lumbar support
  • Digital meter cluster with a 7-inch HD TFT LCD
  • Electro-chromic rear view mirror
  • Infotainment system with a 7-inch display with MP3, USB, AUX and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Qi Wireless charging for compatible phones
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking System (AEB)
  • Smart Cruise Control System (SCC)
  • Rain sensor


The Hyundai Ioniq can be had in seven body colours, namely Phantom Black, Aurora Silver, Polar White, Marina Blue, Platinum Silver, Iron Grey and Phoenix Orange. Phoenix Orange is an exclusive colour to the HEV Plus variant.


In line with the launch, HSDM is also introducing its Care Plus Programme, which consists of these:

  • 5 year or 300,000 km vehicle warranty
  • 8 year unlimited mileage warranty for the battery and a battery price of below RM10,000 for the following 8 years if the battery needs replacement
  • 3 years of 60,000 of free service that includes parts, labour and engine oil
  • 3 years Guaranteed Auto Protection (GAP) Insurance, if the vehicle be declared as total loss within 3 years of ownership due to untoward incident, customers will be reimbursed fully (100% value of the vehicle)
  • Interest rate as low as 2.28% based on the reducing balance calculation