Hyundai had an excellent run at the Auto Express New Car Awards, taking top spot in six categories, including the all-important Car of the Year title with the new IONIQ 5.
The IONIQ 5 also took first place in the Mid-Size Company Car, Premium Electric Car and Design categories.
There was success too for the Hyundai TUCSON and Hyundai i20N who took top prize in the ‘Mid-Size SUV’ and ‘Hot Hatchback’ categories respectively.
Every car on sale in the UK is eligible for the annual Auto Express New Car Awards and winners are selected by a team of highly experienced road testers.
The IONIQ 5 is the first vehicle to be built on Hyundai’s Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which delivers faster charging, increased driving range and superior handling. In addition to this innovative tech, the model offers an interior which redefines living space and moving space, featuring reclining chairs and a flat floor – which creates a level of comfort never seen before in the EV segment.
The IONIQ 5 also won the Design category, thanks to elements which represent the daring attitude of the Pony, Hyundai's first production car, alongside sleek, clean lines which create a futuristic feel.
Available in a number of electric powertrains, the IONIQ 5 is a truly impressive vehicle. It can charge from 10 – 80% in 18 minutes, accelerate from 0-62mph in 5.2 seconds and has a range of 298 miles from a single charge.
The Hyundai TUCSON also performed well at the awards, coming home with top prize in the Mid-Size SUV category. Expert road testers were impressed by the choice of efficient powertrains, high-value trims on offer and the spacious interior. Plus, there was further success for the manufacturer in the fiercely contented Hot Hatchback category, with the dynamic and distinctive Hyundai i20N driving away with top spot. Road testers felt this car delivered with its snappy acceleration and secure handling - making it a joy to drive.
Whatever your lifestyle demands, Hyundai have a car to match. From compact city cars to spacious SUVs - and everything in between. Get in touch with your local dealer to find out what’s on offer.