Hyundai Ioniq 6 vs Polestar 2 Specs and Features Comparison (2024)

Hyundai Ioniq 6 vs Tesla Model 3

This is a comprehensive comparison of the specs and features between the two popular small electric sedands, the Hyundai Ioniq 6 and Tesla Model 3. This comparison focuses on the most comparable variants of each model, click to view full technical specs:

Price and Incentives

As of the date of this comparison, the Hyundai Ioniq 6 RWD costs $3,600 more than the Tesla Model 3 Long Range before on-road costs and applicable state government incentives.

For a more detailed breakdown of eligible government incentives, estimated driveaway price and total cost of ownership - use the zecar cost of ownership calculator.

Did You Know?

Due to the FBT exemption, procuring either EV through a novated lease will be substantially cheaper than an outright purchase.

Size and Dimensions

Both EVs are considered to be spacious and practical. Built on dedicated EV platforms, their interior space is akin to a typical medium-sized sedan, whereas its external footprint is of a small sedan.

The Ioniq 6 is the longer car with more interior room, particularly for the rearseat passengers. The Model 3 holds the advantage when it comes to storage with its larger boot and frunk.

Range and Performance

On paper, The Ioniq 6 RWD and Model 3 Long Range offer identical, class leading claimed range of 614 km. The Model 3 Long Range features dual-motors resulting in more power and substantially faster acceleration. Ride comfort based on our indepdent testing favours the Ioniq 6.

Battery and Charging

The Ioniq 6 offers substantially faster charging experience than the Model 3 public DC charging.

The Ioniq 6 also offers the advantage of V2L which allows you to use the car's battery as a mobile power bank.

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Calculate your personal charging costs and times for each model using this calculator.

Driver Technology

The Ioniq 6 and Model 3 offer similar levels of driver assist technology. Tesla's autopilot takes a more hands on approach to driver assistance whereas the Ioniq 6's system is focusd on driver guidance. The Ioniq 6 offers the advantage of 12.3 inch drivers display, heads up display and 360 degree camera which the Model 3 lacks.

Infotainment and Connectivity

The Model 3 is considered to have a superior infotainment and connectivity offering highlighted by its best in-class 15 inch centre screen and user-friendly interface.

The Ioniq 6 features Android Auto and Apple Carplay, something Tesla has yet to offer in any of its vehicle models.

Other Features

Warranty and Servicing

The Ioniq 6 offers a marginally better warranty compared to the Model 3.

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