The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has earned a spot on Car and Driver’s 10Best Trucks and SUVs list for 2023, which recognizes the top trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. This award adds to the vehicle’s already impressive list of accolades, including being named Car and Driver’s 2022 EV of the Year.
“We are honored that the IONIQ 5 received a spot on Car and Driver’s 10Best List,” said Olabisi Boyle, vice president of product planning and mobility strategy, Hyundai Motor North America. “Its impressive range, sleek design, relevant technology and best-in-class ultra-fast charging capabilities have sustained the IONIQ 5’s momentum as a segment-leading vehicle and one of the most-awarded EVs on the market.”
In selecting the IONIQ 5 above the rest, Car and Driver said, “Much of what makes the IONIQ 5 – Car and Driver’s 2022 EV of the Year – such a standout SUV stems from the fact that Hyundai developed it as a dedicated battery-electric vehicle. Built on the automaker’s EV-specific E-GMP platform, all IONIQ 5 models come with an 800-volt electrical system that allows it to fast-charge from 10 to 80 percent in 18 minutes.
“We’ve also found each IONIQ 5 trim level to be a joy to drive, offering quick acceleration and agile handling. The interior is vast thanks to the underfloor position of its battery pack, its compact electric motors, and its four wheels being pushed to the far corners of its body.
“Hyundai further enhances the cabin’s spacious feel through large windows and an open and flat front floor. Yet, the IONIQ 5’s true pièce de rés