Ordered IONIQ 5, Ultimate AWD, Tech/Eco packs, Phantom Black & EV6 GT Line S, heat pump, Yacht Blue
It didn’t take me long to get over the flat floor thing when I had my i3 back in 2014!I had already seen pics of the planned interior of the EV6 before pre-ordering the Ioniq 5 P45. Horses for courses and all that but the EV6 cabin and driver set up was so “conventional”. I was sold on the Ioniq as it was a brighter, airier cabin with an open plan cabin especially at the front just like my dearly departed BMW i3. If a car is an EV it should play to its strengths and the properly flat floor front and rear, with no need for a central (non existent transmission!) tunnel is one of those strengths. Still a nice looking car though and with the same/similar spec as the Ioniq will be another compelling EV choice. Renault e-Megane just announced earlier this evening with a supposed WLTP of 290+ miles. Probably a bit cheaper than the Korean cousins but still a practical size. There really will be a lot of EV choice over the coming months and years.
For me the flat floor has great value, in the real world! I’d struggle to cope without one now.It didn’t take me long to get over the flat floor thing when I had my i3 back in 2014!
Seriously, I’m still really surprised this is a ‘thing’, as the CarWow EV6 review pointed out, the floor is flat but it’s also high leaving rear seat passengers with little or no thigh support from the seats. Masses of knee room, but no space to stretch out your feet?
All cars are a compromise somewhere, admittedly, but it’s easy to get carried away with seemingly big features that have little value back in the real world.