Hyundai Ioniq 5 at the top of IIHS safety

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New important awards for the Hyundai Ioniq 5 arrive. This time from the United States, where the Korean electric is; was awarded the Top Safety Pick + by IIHS, which stands for Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It is an autonomous body responsible for the control and verification of the safety level of vehicles circulating in the States, which has examined the latest update of the Ioniq 5.

Arrived on the road at the beginning of 2022, the Ioniq 5 brought a breath of fresh air, like a larger battery; great and, above all, new driver assistance systems.

HIGHLY PROMOTED

To get the most high recognition awarded by the IIHS, the Ioniq 5 had to pass with the highest marks a series of severe tests that put a strain not only on the structural strength of the car, but also on the behavior of the various driving assistance systems on board . Hyundai's first electric to be born on the E-GMP platform , acronym for Electric-Global Modular Platform, obtained the highest score in the various frontal impact tests, as well as in the lateral one. Excellent results also on the strength of the roof, which even after the impact has kept a considerable margin of distance from the passengers' heads.

SPECIAL ATTENTION TO ADAS

But resisting an impact is not; enough to get the Top Safety Pick +, to do so you also need to be able to prevent it. For this reason the various Adas were tested on board the new Hyundai Ioniq 5. Above all, the pedestrian detection system: the car & egrave; was thrown at a mannequin at a speed; of 20 km/h before and 40 km/h after and in both cases & egrave; managed to avoid the collision.

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