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IONIQ 5 became the "World Car of the Year"

Written by Daniel Andzhurov – April 21, 2022

Reviewed by Asaf Kedem

IONIQ 5 won the titles "World Car of the Year," "World Electric Car of the Year," and "World Car Design of the Year." The electric IONIQ 5 won the World Car Awards at the New York International Motor Show (April 15–24, 2022) in all three categories in which it was nominated. The innovative crossover is the first of Hyundai's new range of electric vehicles, based on the specialized and advanced all-electric E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform).


IONIQ 5 heralds a new era in Hyundai design with "Parametric Dynamics" and "Living" Space. Since its launch in 2021, IONIQ 5 has won numerous awards, including “Car of the Year Germany, ” “ Car of the Year in the United Kingdom, ” and “Car of the Year, the year of Auto Express. ” As a provider of intelligent mobility solutions, Hyundai Motor plans to introduce 17 electric models by 2030, including models from the luxury brand Genesis.


Auto Trendy’s take:

Three world-recognized awards must be a proud moment for the Korean auto maker, Hyundai. The achievement positions the company in direct competition with some of the best car manufacturers in the world such as Mercedes and Audi. We, at Auto Trendy, see this as an appraisal for hard work, but also as a huge advantage for the future of Hyundai and IONIQ 5. It seems to us that big results are coming forward, and we curious to witness them.