The Hyundai Ioniq 5 was the World Car Awards’ Best Car of the Year, winning in three categories at once.
The main achievement is first place in the World Car of the Year 2022 category. The Korean giant’s novelty beat its direct relative Kia EV6 and the new Ford Mustang Mach-E in the final. By the way, the presence in the top three of two cars that are as related as possible to each other, indicates the success of the concern Hyundai Motor Group.
The Ioniq 5 was also the best electric car of the year, beating out the much more expensive Audi E-Tron GT and Mercedes-Benz EQS. The model won the third award in the World Car Design category, beating out the Kia EV6 and the Audi E-Tron GT as well.
As for the other winners, the Mercedes-Benz EQS won Luxury Car of the Year, and the Toyota Yaris Cross won Best City Car.