Hyundai Ioniq 5 Vs Nissan Ariya

What do you look for in your ideal electric vehicle? Are you searching for something with great potential range, power, and performance, or overall comfort? While the choice between EVs was a non-issue a little over ten years ago since so few were available on the market, there has been an influx of fantastic vehicles flooding the streets, and racing at the front of the pack are the Hyundai Ioniq 5, and the Nissan Ariya. Both are highly performing fully-electric SUVs. But which is what you are looking for? Read on and help decide which is best for your lifestyle.

Electric Motor Comparison

Currently, battery technology for most EVs is relatively standardized and limited by contemporary technology that manufacturers can produce. The Hyundai Ioniq and Nissan Ariya have several long-range battery options ranging from 216-304 miles on the Ariya and 220-303 with the Ioniq. This similar range means that it won't be much of a decision between the battery life. So, how do they perform?

Nissan Ariya Electric Motor Options

  • 214-hp, Electric Motor
  • 238-hp, Electric Motor
  • 335-hp, Electric Motor
  • 389-hp, Electric Motor

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Electric Motor Options

  • 168-hp, Electric Motor
  • 225-hp, Electric Motor
  • 320-hp, Electric Motor

On average, the Ioniq 5 can tow slightly more weight on its highest-end motor. However, the performance is lacking, and with a smoother, more powerful ride, the Ariya makes it the more attractive option for performance.

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Standard Features And Technology

In our modern generation of high-performance EVs, there are several tech features you can always expect. In the Ioniq 5 and Ariya, they share the following:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyless Entry
  • Keyless Start
  • Rear End Parking Aid

However, despite their similarities, the Nissan Ariya has some extras that are optional or outright missing from the Hyundai Ioniq 5. These extras include mirror memory profiles for various drivers, interior cargo shades, a heated steering wheel, and a revolutionary heads-up display. Therefore, when you purchase a Nissan Ariya, you get more for your dollar.

Interior Comparison Between the Ariva and Ioniq 5

Both vehicles are relatively spacious, although the Ioniq 5 has slightly more legroom in the back. Drivers and front passengers won't notice much difference, but taller folks will likely enjoy sitting in the back of the Ioniq 5 more than the Ariya. However, the Ioniq 5's interior lacks much polish and feels dated to sit within. Conversely, the Nissan Ariya pushes the envelope and provides an aesthetic that is unique to the Ariya.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 VS Nissan Ariya Final Comparison

You cannot go wrong with the Hyundai Ioniq 5 or the Nissan Ariya. Both provide excellent range, power, and standard features. Generally, the Ioniq 5 is slightly less expensive than the Ariya, depending on used mileage and choice of trim. So, which is better? The Nissan Ariya is the way to go if you want quality and performance, with a used Ioniq 5 trailing behind, thanks to its inferior build quality and lack of choice electric motor trims.

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Tesla Model Y Vs Nissan Ariya

Nissan and Tesla are two of the biggest electric vehicle (EV) competitors. While EVs have traditionally been small, city-focused, and mildly efficient sedans, electric vehicles have begun moving towards larger, more powerful models that deliver greater performance. The Nissan Ariya is a high-tech and uniquely designed SUV that has come to compete with the veteran SUV Tesla Model Y. So which is the better electric SUV? Read on below to learn more about these two titans of the EV industry.

Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya, Driving Experience And Performance

Most important when considering an EV is how it performs and its efficiency. The Tesla Model Y maintains Tesla's reputation for power and long-distance driving capabilities. However, the Nissan Ariya performs just as well, keeping pace with the Model Y.

Nissan Ariya Standard Electric Motor Specs:

Range: 300 Miles

Horse Power: 214 horsepower

Torque: 221 ft-lb of torque

Charging Time: About 10 Hours

Tesla Model Y Standard Electric Motor Specs:

Range: 316 Miles

Horse Power: 384 horsepower

Torque: 375 ft-lb of torque.

Charging Time: About 10 Hours

From a purely numbers standpoint, the Tesla Model Y has superior performance and range, albeit slightly more on the long-range battery. Both models are AWD standard. In comparison, the Tesla Model Y has better horsepower and torque, but that will come at a cost. The Tesla is priced nearly $8,000 more for the standard model and breaks the $50,000 threshold.

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Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya, Comfort And Convenience

While EVs used to have to compensate for interior size and convenience to make way for hefty batteries, that is no longer the case with the newest generation. The Tesla Model Y and Nissan Ariya have taken different approaches to comfort and convenience, as the former focuses on interior cargo space. Conversely, the Ariya has placed comfort front and center. While neither car is uncomfortable to sit in for their 300+ mile ranges, the Tesla Model Y has yet to innovate and keeps the same plasticity and outdated interior that feels relatively cheap for its luxury price. The Ariya, on the other hand, has a unique approach to its interior, and with Nissan's zero-gravity seats, it is potentially the most comfortable car on the road.

Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya, Technology

One of the most significant selling points for EVs, beyond their electric-powered motor, is the innovative tech you can expect in standard models. The Tesla Model Y keeps the same design as its predecessors, with the central monolithic console screen and a little more. Both vehicles feature low-level autonomous driving, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, and driver assistance packages. However, the Nissan Ariya outpaces the Tesla Model Y thanks to the addition of Nissan's ProPilot Assist 2.0, which upgrades your driving experience.

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Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya | Who is the Real Winner?

The Tesla Model Y performs slightly better than any other EV in the market. However, the Nissan Ariya can go just as far, and with expanded trim, models can reach the same levels as the Model Y without the hefty price tag. Furthermore, thanks to its focus on comfort and driver accessibility, the Nissan Ariya is our pick for the superior, well-priced, high-performance electric SUV.

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VW ID4 vs Nissan Ariya

Nissan is no stranger to fully electric vehicles, with the Nissan LEAF arriving on the market in 2014. But, over the past decade, the competition for EVs has grown hot and fierce, with the legendary company VW even jumping in and expanding its fleet beyond the tiny Gold models of the past. Despite the success of EVs in the modern market, smaller models have been stuck as short-distance city drivers, so what can you expect from the newest generation of larger and more robust crossovers? Read on to find out how the VW ID4 and Nissan Ariya perform side by side.

VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya, Interior Comparison

While we will get into the electrical motor specs in the next session, the first impression you will get of a new vehicle is how the interior feels and how comfortable you are in the cabin. The ID4 has decent quality, although the interior can feel tacky and a bit outdated thanks to the overly judicious use of cheap plastic material and relatively stiff seats that force you into a position that can quickly become uncomfortable while driving. On the other hand, the Nissan Ariya delivers a more luxurious design approach with smooth curves and soft synthetic leather, which is far more appealing than the hard-edged and cheap interior of the ID4. However, the design only tells half the story as one feature the VW delivers is 10% more cargo space thanks to its larger structure.

Winner: Narrow Lead For The Nissan Ariya, with the winner being highly dependent upon personal use and comfort preferences.

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VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya Side-By-Side Specs

Getting into the nuts and bolts of both vehicles, how do they compare from a purely performance and numbers perspective?

VW ID4 Specs:

  • Range: Maximum 275 miles, Standard 209 miles
  • Horsepower: 201 hp
  • FWD
  • Output: 0 kW
  • Charge Time: 6 to 7.5h at 220V

Nissan Ariya Specs:

  • Range: Maximum 304 miles, Standard 203 miles
  • Horsepower: 214 hp
  • FWD
  • Output:0 kW
  • Charge Time: 10 to 14h at 220V

The Nissan Ariya has a superior electric motor, performance, and driving experience. While handling is subjective and close, the Nissan Ariya has a more comfortable experience. Although the ID4 seems to charge faster, that is simply because of its smaller battery capacity and output, as each gets relatively the same mileage per minute and can make for an excellent daily driver. However, the ID4 cannot keep up at a distance and will require multiple stops to recharge, even if using DC quick charging.

Winner: Nissan Ariya

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VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya, Technology

The ID4 and Ariya come with impressive technology in their newest models. Each has adaptive cruise control and driver assistance. However, the addition of Nissan's Pro-Pilot 2.0 driver assistance package included lane-keeping service, parking assistants, and other sensors and controls, whereas the ID4 only added blind spot assistance. Therefore, it is an easy choice for tech.

Winner: Nissan Ariya

VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya, Victory for Nissan

While it is a close race, and you can't go wrong with most modern-day electric vehicles, the Nissan Ariya is our choice for the best electric crossover on the market. The areas it falls short are minor at the worst of times, and where the Ariya excels, it stands head and shoulders above the competition.

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