SEOUL: Hyundai IONIQ 5 is awarded Car and Driver’s EV (Electric Vehicle) of the Year Award on August 18, 2022.
Hyundai IONIQ 5 is listed on Number 1 out of 20 top rated electric vehicle after a three week period rigorous test.
“The IONIQ 5 is an attractive proposition for buyers who desire the performance, range, and charging speeds of far more expensive EVs at an accessible price,” said Tony Quiroga, editor-in-chief, Car and Driver.
The EV award uses the same criteria as Car and Driver’s 10Best Awards. The winner must exceed the expectations of the Car and Driver editorial and testing teams in four key areas:
· Mission Fulfillment
· Technology Advancement
· Fun to Drive
“IONIQ 5 successfully launched our new family of IONIQ electric vehicles and exclusive Electric-Global Modular Platform that allows for more interior space and greater performance,” said José Muñoz, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America. “IONIQ 5 continues to satisfy customers and we will build on this momentum with the launch of the IONIQ 6 and 7.
“Accolades like the Car and Driver EV of the Year are particularly rewarding to the teams that designed and engineered IONIQ 5 to deliver standout charging speed, innovative features and driving dynamics.” he added.
Other contenders include Audi e-tron GT, BMW i4, BMW iX, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Chevrolet Bolt EUV, Cadillac Lyriq, Ford Mustang Mach-e GT, Ford F150 Lightning, GMC Hummer EV Pickup, Lucid Air Grand Touring, Mercedes EQS, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, Rivian R1T, Tesla Model S Plaid and Volvo C40 Recharge. Car and Driver employed instrumented testing, subjective evaluation and side-by-side comparison in both practicality and entertainment value.