Hyundai Recalls Over 1,700 Ioniq 5 SUV Units in India; Here's Why

The Hyundai Ioniq 5's ICCU is a controller that lowers the high voltage of the primary battery to a level appropriate for charging the vehicle's 12-volt secondary battery pack.

By Reetika Bhatt | on June 10, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

Hyundai India has officially recalled the loniq 5 electric sedan due to a problem with the model's Integrated Charging Control Unit (ICCU). The latest voluntary recall has affected a total of 1,744 units of the EV. The impacted vehicles were manufactured between July 21, 2022, and April 30, 2024. In January last year, the South Korean automaker launched the Ioniq 5 as a completely knocked down (CKD) model in the Indian market. This indicates that the recall has affected every Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle sold in India so far. For the uninitiated, the car's ICCU is a controller that lowers the high voltage of the primary battery to a level appropriate for charging the vehicle's 12-volt secondary battery pack.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Recall: The Issue

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Rear View

The ICCU issue, according to the carmaker, may drain the 12V battery in the affected vehicles. The concerned units have been voluntarily recalled for inspection and fixing the mentioned issue. Hyundai has stated that the inspection and repair process will be carried out free of cost. So, if you own an Ioniq 5, get in touch with your local dealership to find out if your car is included in the recall.

Hyundai Ioniq 5: Battery Specs

The brand's flagship electric vehicle, the Ioniq 5, is priced at Rs 46.05 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. The model is available for purchase in one fully loaded variant. It is equipped with a single rear-wheel-drive electric motor and a 72.6kWh battery pack. In this configuration, the Ioniq 5 develops 216bhp of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. Hyundai claims the car can travel 631 km on a single charge. Furthermore, a 350kW DC fast charger can juice up the EV from 10% to 80% in 18 minutes. 

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Hyundai Ioniq 5: Features

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Test Drive

With two 12.3-inch instrument console displays and a touchscreen infotainment system, the Hyundai model is packed with impressive amenities. It also boasts an 8-speaker premium Bose sound system, ventilated seats, dual-zone climate control, a voice assistant, a motorised tailgate, and Vehicle-2-Load (V2L) capability. The safety suite comprises Level 2 ADAS, ABS with EBD, engine parking brake, six airbags, and electronic stability control (ESC).

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