The all-electric IONIQ 5 was awarded the World Car of the Year, World Electric Vehicle of the Year, and World Car Design of the Year at the recent New York International Auto Show. This innovative crossover is just the first in a new era of EVs from Hyundai as a part of their plans to introduce 17 battery electric vehicle models by 2030.


A jury of over 100 automotive journalists from countries all around the world recognized the IONIQ 5 thanks to the Electric-Global Modular Platform architecture, ultra-fast charging capabilities, spacious interior design, generous driving range, Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) technology, advanced connectivity, and the latest tech features.


“IONIQ 5 represents a pivotal achievement for us as we pioneer a new generation of smart mobility solutions with our innovative E-GMP platform technologies, exceptional performance and disruptive approach to design and space. IONIQ 5 has made a strong impression on increasingly eco-conscious consumers around the world, and its success supports the acceleration of electrification of the automotive industry. The pace of change at Hyundai will continue unabated through the rest of 2022 as we will soon be adding to our award-winning IONIQ range.” - Jaehoon Chang, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company


Highlights of the Innovative Electric Crossover


Drivers can look forward to the following attractive features when buying or leasing the new IONIQ 5 from a Hyundai Dealer in New York:

  • Ultra-fast 800-volt multi-charging (10 to 80 percent in 18 minutes)

  • V2L function that can power small appliances, devices and even charge other EVs

  • Driving range of more than 300 miles

  • New E-GMP platform for improved performance, enhanced driving dynamics, and optimized interior volume

  • Eco-friendly interior materials and nature-inspired colors 

  • Progressive exterior styling

  • Unlimited 30-minute charging sessions for two years on Electrify America’s growing network of chargers

  • Wide range of drive motors to fit every driver’s needs

  • Advanced technologies for an enhanced digital user experience

  • Hyundai SmartSense advanced driver assistance systems


Drivers will also appreciate the redesigned Bluelink app for EV driving needs, which features:

  • Redesigned home screen that displays the vehicle’s range, battery state, and charging times

  • Remote Charging allows users to control charging via the app

  • Remote Climate Control allows users to schedule pre-heating or pre-cooling

  • Map section that shows availability of charging stations

  • And more!


Other Honors Given to the IONIQ 5 


Since its global launch, the electric crossover has earned various prestigious international honors, including German Car of the Year, UK Car of the Year, Auto Express’ Car of the Year and Auto Bild’s Electric Car of the Year. The IONIQ5 also took the top spot at the Best Cars of the Year 2021/2022 Awards.


Get Behind the Wheel of the World’s Best at a Hyundai Dealer in New York

Visit a Hyundai Dealer in Long Island or Queens to learn more about the 2022 IONIQ 5 and to test drive the World Car of the Year. Hyundai dealership experts can help set up a new Hyundai lease and find qualifying special offers to help drivers save and bring home this award-winning vehicle.
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