Hyundai IONIQ 5 2022 electric car owner review

Hyundai IONIQ 5 2022 electric car owner review

John Williams drives a Hyundai IONIQ 5 2022 electric car. 

This is John’s first electric car, he’s owned the IONIQ 5 from new and drives 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 500-1,000 miles and he achieves 280 miles range from a full charge.

Rate your IONIQ 5 out of 5.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

Researching solar + battery installation at home and a great dealer offer to buy back my 3 yr old diesel car prompted me to look into EVs. After research I decided now was the time to go electric and the IONIQ 5 stood head and shoulders above all for me as price, performance, efficiency, tech and looks + very local dealership matched my aspirations.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.

  • Ease of driving
  • great efficiency
  • great tech
  • superb looks
  • very practical.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.

Nothing negative, just an awareness the whole EV thing from vehicles to infrastructure is new which brings some risk.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?



What are the standout tech features of the car?

  • Great looks
  • great technology
  • great range
  • superb comfort and interior space
  • is highly recommended by automotive press
  • very quiet
  • easy and intuitive to drive
  • great practical driver aids.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.

The sun visors not only turn but also extend to cover that annoying gap where the mirror is!


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Give me a chance to get to know this one! At 71 not sure I’ll be getting another one…but you never know!


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

myenergi zappi


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

OVO Energy October 2020 fixed tariff till Sept 2022.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

Haven’t had a chance to try any yet.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

Gridserve Braintree – looks like the right way to go re: EV charging but not yet used.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.

Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.



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