If you haven't heard yet, the Hyundai brand has released a brand-new electric SUV that's ready to play! The new 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 is stunning, spacious, and ready to move, and it has the all-electric performance EV drivers are searching for. So, how does it compare to the Tesla Model Y? Read on to find out.

Trim Levels and Options

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is available in three trim levels – SE, SEL, and Limited – as well as three powertrain types – 58-kWh, 77-kWh, and 77-kWh with all-wheel drive. The Tesla Model Y is only available in two versions – the Long Range and Performance – which is also its two powertrain type options. If you're looking for more options to match your preferences and qualifications, you'll want to take a closer look at the new Hyundai IONIQ 5.


Any Tesla model is going to cost way more than a Hyundai vehicle, and this is the case for the Tesla Model Y versus the Hyundai IONIQ 5. The Tesla Model Y starts at around $62,000, while the Hyundai IONIQ 5 starts at around $48,000.

Power and Performance

When it comes to performance, both models offer a good amount of power under the hood, especially in the high-performance options. That being said, the Hyundai IONIQ 5 is more about your driving comfort than speed, while the Tesla Model Y has more grit behind its performance.


The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is said to get up to 303-miles of range on a full charge. The Tesla Model Y has been quoted as getting up to 326-miles of range on a full charge.

Contact Empire Hyundai to Learn More

If you'd like to talk more about the differences between the Hyundai IONIQ 5 and Tesla Model Y, we'd love to help. Contact our Empire Hyundai team or stop by our Fall River dealership today!

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