The Nissan Ariya Offers Performance Advantage Over Competition

The Nissan Ariya in a parking lot.

Nissan Ariya vs. Hyundai Ioniq 5 Range Comparison

The electric vehicle revolution is rolling on at Barrie Nissan. The Nissan Ariya is our manufacturing partner’s first all-electric crossover SUV. It’s spacious and equipped with the latest technology. With each passing model year, more and more automakers are adding EVs to their lineups, making head-to-head comparisons a helpful resource for people currently evaluating their options. Follow along with Barrie Nissan while we profile the range figures for the Nissan Ariya and Hyundai Ioniq 5.

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Nissan Ariya Performance Specs

Barrie Nissan customers can choose a couple of electric powertrain configurations when outfitting a new Ariya. The total electric range of the Nissan Ariya will depend on which of the powerful and high-capacity battery packs is available with a given trim grade and which drivetrain is equipped. Check out the table below to see how the EV powertrains offered by the two electric SUVs compare to one another.

Nissan Ariya Hyundai Ioniq 5

63 kWh battery, single AC motor
Performance: 214 hp / 221 lb.-ft.
Performance w/ AWD: 335 hp / 413 lb.-ft.
Range: 346 km; 330 km (w/ AWD)

125 kWh battery, permanent magnet motor
Performance: 168 hp / 258 lb.-ft.Range: 354 km

87 kWh battery, single AC motor
Performance: 238 hp / 221 lb.-ft.
Range: 482 km; 458 km (Evolve+)

168 kWh battery, permanent magnet motor
Performance: 225 hp / 258 lb.-ft.Range: 487 km; 428 km (AWD)

87 kWh battery, AC motor, AWD
Performance: 389 hp / 442 lb.-ft.
Range: 426 km

Which Electric SUV Has More Range?

A direct comparison between the Nissan Ariya and Hyundai Ioniq 5 shows us how different electric powertrains can be. At the base level of both electric SUVs, the Ariya offers better performance and available all-wheel drive while still maintaining very similar electric range figures to the Hyundai model. As a Barrie Nissan customer moves up the trim ladder for the Ariya, it builds upon its performance lead over the Ioniq 5 and still holds on to its strong driving range score.

Schedule a test drive or start the pre-ordering process for the latest Nissan Ariya today when you make an appointment with a Barrie Nissan product expert.