Hyundai Ioniq 5 Matches German EVs In Bjørn Nyland’s Noise Test
The long-range, all-wheel-drive version of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 noted pretty good results in Bjørn Nyland’s noise tests, basically matching German cars that are usually considered the quietest. According to the data, the Ioniq 5’s average noise in the 80-120 km/h (50-75 mph) speed range is about 67.1 dB. That’s similar to the BMW iX3 (67.1 dB) and Volkswagen ID.4 (66.9 dB). Hyundai Ioniq 5 (72.6 kWh, AWD) test results: Season: Summer Surface: Dry Tires: Michelin Primacy 4 Wheels: 235/55-19 (front) 235/55-19 (rear) 80 km/h (49.7 mph): 64.6 dB 100 km/h (62.2 mph): 67.1 dB 120 km/h (74.6 mph): 68.7 dB Average (80-120 km/h): 67.11 dB The flagship Tesla Model S noted 67.2 dB, which means that the Ioniq 5 is marginally ahead. The Model X tested in the summer season had an average result of 67.3 dB, while the best Tesla Model 3 with aftermarket soundproofing came in at 67.6 dB. So far, the top results were recorded in the Mercedes-Benz EQC (63.9 dB) and Audi e-tron (65.5 dB). Compared to those two models, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 would be perceived as noticeably louder (roughly 3 dB change).