Hyundai IONIQ 5 wins the World Car of the Year 2022

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 (our test here), is full of accolades at the World Car Awards 2022. In addition to winning the prestigious award of World Car of the Year, the Korean electric crossover wins the World Car Design of the Year and World Electric Vehicle of the Year awards. But let’s go as an order.

We remind you that the jury of the World Car Awards is made up of 102 journalists from all over the world (33 different countries). The Hyundai IONIQ 5 was therefore awarded the most prestigious award, beating the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the “cousin” Kia EV6 that had won the title of Car of The Year 2022.

There is not only the World Car of the Year 2022 award. Let’s see all the winning cars in the other categories of the World Car Awards. In the World Car Design of the Year 2022 the Hyundai IONIQ 5 triumphs again, beating, in the end, the Audi e-tron GT and the Kia EV6. The Korean electric crossover also wins the accolade World Electric Vehicle of the Year 2022, beating rivals Audi e-tron GT and Mercedes EQS. For the IONIQ 5, therefore, three prestigious awards in addition to those already obtained since its debut.

Wins the prize World Luxury Car 2022 the Mercedes EQS outperforming the BMW iX and Genesis GV70. Audi e-tron GT, on the other hand, wins the prize World Performance Car 2022, surpassing the BMW M3 / M4 and Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ models. Finally, the recognition World Urban Car 2022 goes to Toyota Yaris Cross which beats Opel Mokka and Volkswagen Taigun.

Immediately after the announcement of the winning cars came the comment of Jaehoon ChangPresident and CEO of Hyundai, on the outstanding result achieved by the IONIQ 5.

We are truly honored to receive all of these awards which recognize the talent and hard work of our employees and partners at Hyundai Motor Company. Our ambition is to foster the progress of humanity, and this recognition of our approach will serve to reinforce our commitment to transform this vision into reality.


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