Hyundai IONIQ 5 Wins Award

By Staff Writer October 21, 2022 238

MotorTrend announced that the Hyundai IONIQ 5 is the winner of its “Golden Calipers” for SUV of the Year. IONIQ 5 outpaced a competitive field of 45 all-new or significantly redesigned SUVs, 25 of which were electrified. IONIQ 5 stood out from the strong competition with its sharp style, cohesion of details and user experience.

The IONIQ 5 is photographed in Fountain Valley, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2021.

 

“IONIQ 5 winning MotorTrend’s SUV of the Year speaks to Hyundai’s impressive ability to execute in design, engineering, manufacturing and product development,” said José Muñoz, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America. “This is one of the most prestigious awards in the automotive industry and we are honored that IONIQ 5 is recognized for its leading range, power, charging speed, design, interior space and advanced technology.”

“For the first time in MotorTrend’s 74-year history, the majority of contenders vying for MotorTrend SUV of the Year were electrified, with hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or full battery-electric power,” said Ed Loh, head of editorial, MotorTrend Group. “The sheer volume and capability of all contenders made it one of the most competitive SUV of the Year programs ever, which is great news for consumers looking for efficient, future-forward SUVs and crossovers.”

The IONIQ 5 won SUV of the Year by excelling against the MotorTrend SUV of the Year award’s six key criteria: safety, efficiency, value, advancement in design, engineering excellence, and performance of intended function.

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