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POLES Apart? With equivalent pricing and overall performance attributes, there is very little to independent the Hyundai IONIQ 5 and Polestar 2 – apart from what they feel like to drive.

THE periods they are a-changin’… and, in it this circumstance, it’s no more time just Bob Dylan who has long gone electrical. Glance by way of any automotive showroom – or look through these pages for a few minutes – and you’ll see that almost every single vehicle company now has at minimum some kind of electrified design (hybrid or plug-in hybrid) in its range, when numerous of them offer you battery-electric motor vehicles. 


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And this is not just some fad on which we’re all a-jumpin’. The electric powered age is now well and certainly upon us. With numerous nations now committing to ban combustion engines fully by the close of the decade, car suppliers have moved fast to be certain they’ll be completely ready to satisfy the deadline – and it is Hyundai and Volvo’s sub-brand, Polestar, who’ve moved more rapidly than most.


In this examination, we’ll glimpse at the a short while ago released Hyundai IONIQ 5 and Polestar 2 side by aspect. With equivalent pricing and overall performance characteristics, the two are separated only by their distinctive overall body styling, a handful of centimetres, and driving expertise. In most respects, this is a really close comparison.

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