Sustainable choices: Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid

Sustainable choices: Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid

Many car manufacturers around the world have introduced electrified vehicle models and variants to the market in order to promote sustainable mobility. Hybrid vehicles are popular in most other countries since they can help save not just the environment but, well, even your budget.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What powers the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid?

    The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is powered by a 1.6-liter CVVT engine and a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM).
  • What powers the Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid?

    The Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid gets a 1.8-liter VVT-I engine and an electric motor.
  • Although hybrids are not yet widely used in the Philippines, two major car brands are already offering such models in the local market; Hyundai has the Ioniq Hybrid and Toyota offers the Corolla Altis Hybrid among a slew of other hybrid vehicles.

    Both models are five-seater sedans. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is powered by a 1.6-liter CVVT engine and a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM), while the Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid is powered by a 1.8-liter VVT-I engine and an electric motor.

    To ensure a safe and confident drive, the Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense features, including Pre-Collision System (PCS), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Tracing Assist (LTA), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC).

    Both the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid are equipped with driver airbag, front passenger airbag, side airbags, curtain airbags, anti-lock brake system (ABS), and rear camera. The Corolla Altis also comes with additional safety features such as vehicle stability control, hill start assist, and driver’s knee airbag.

    What's more to your liking?

    We further compare the two hybrid models in the spec chart below.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 1.6 GLS 6DCT

    Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 V Hybrid CVT

    Overall Length (mm)

    4,470

    4,630

    Overall Width (mm)

    1,820

    1,780

    Overall Height (mm)

    1,460

    1,455

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2,700

    2,700

    Engine Type

    1.6 CVVT

    1.8 VVT-I

    Displacement (cc)

    1,580

    1,798

    Engine Maximum Power (hp/rpm)

    103/5,700

    97/5,200

    Engine Maximum Torque (Nm/rpm)

    147/4,000

    142/3,600

    Motor Type

    Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)

    Electric Motor

    Motor Generator Maximum Power (hp)

    42.9

    71

    Suspension

    Front: MacPherson Strut

    Rear: Multi-link

    Front: MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer

    Rear: Double Wishbone with Stabilizer

    Brakes

    Front: Disc

    Rear: Disc

    Front: Ventilated Disc

    Rear: Solid Disc

    Steering System

    Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS)

    Electric Power Steering (EPS)

    Steering Column

    Tilt and Telescopic

    Tilt and Telescopic

    Steering Wheel Switch

    Audio Remote, Bluetooth, and Cruise Control

    Multi-information Display (MID), Audio, Phone, Voice, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Alert

    Tires and Wheels

    225/45R17 Alloy

    225/45R17 Aluminum Alloy with Machined Finish

    Headlamps

    Projector Type

    Bi-beam LED

    Headlamp Leveling

    Without

    Manual Adjustment

    Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

    With

    LED Line Guide

    Front Fog Lamps

    Without

    LED with Chrome Plating

    Side Mirrors

    With Side Repeaters

    Auto Fold and Power Adjust

    Tail Lamps

    LED

    LED

    Rear Spoiler

    With

    Without

    Rear Window Defogger

    Without

    With

    Seats

    Driver: Power Adjust

    Front Passenger: Standard

    Rear: 60:40 Split Folding

    Driver: Eight-Way Power Adjust

    Front Passenger: Four-Way Manual Adjust

    Rear: 60:40 Split with Center Armrest

    Rear Sunshade

    Without

    With

    Air-Conditioning System

    Full Automatic

    Automatic Climate Control

    Shift Lock System

    Without

    With

    Power Door Locks

    With

    Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock

    Power Windows

    With

    One Touch Up and Down with Jam Protection

    Inside Rear View Mirror

    Day and Night

    Auto-Dimming

    Audio System

    Five-inch Display with Radio and CD

    Eight-inch Display Audio

    Smartphone Connectivity

    Without

    Apple Carplay, Android Auto, Smart Device Link (SDL), and Miracast

    Illuminated Entry System

    Without

    Room Lamp, Tray, Cupholder, and Front Door

    Keyless Entry

    Smart Key

    Smart Entry

    Ignition System

    Illuminated Push Button Start

    Push Start

    Accessory Outlet

    Without

    12V Socket

    Key Remind Warning

    Without

    Buzzer

    Light Remind Warning

    Without

    Buzzer and Autocut

    Remote Open Trunk

    Without

    Driver Seat Release + Key Integrated + Tailgate Button

    Pre-Collision System (PCS)

    Without

    With

    Automatic High Beam (AHB)

    Without

    With

    Lane Tracing Assist (LTA)

    Without

    With Steering Assist

    Lane Departure Alert (LDA)

    Without

    With Steering Assist

    Cruise Control

    With

    Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)

    Airbags

    Driver, Front Passenger, Side, and Curtain

    Driver, Front Passenger, Side, Curtain Shield, and Driver’s Knee

    Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

    With

    With Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

    Vehicle Stability Control

    Without

    With

    Hill Start Assist

    Without

    With

    High Mount Stop Lamp (HMSL)

    With

    LED

    Rear Camera

    With

    With

    Body Colors

    Phantom Black, Fiery Red, Polar White, Mariana Blue, Platinum Silver, Phoenix Orange, Demitasse Brown, Iron Gray, and Aurora Silver

    Platinum White Pearl Mica, Celestite Gray Metallic, Silver Metallic 1, Attitude Black Mica, Red Mica Metallic, and Super White II

    PRICE

    P1,548,000

    P1,610,000

     

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