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  • Second-consecutive category win for IONIQ 5
  • Awards recognize quality, innovation and value

Feb. 7, 2024 – Hyundai’s award-winning IONIQ 5 electric SUV was named Best Electric Vehicle of 2024 by Cars.com for a second year in a row, surpassing all 2024 EVs tested by Cars.com’s editorial team of expert car reviewers. The IONIQ 5 continues to outpace rivals with its fast-charging ability, vast interior space, eye-catching design and advanced technology.

“Being awarded Best Electric Vehicle by Cars.com for a second year in a row is further recognition of IONIQ 5’s enduring excellence,” said Ricky Lao, director, product planning, Hyundai Motor North America. “This accomplishment both reflects and further inspires our company’s commitment to electrification. We’re particularly proud that the IONIQ 5’s long list of virtues continues to make it the leader in a very competitive and rapidly changing EV environment.”
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is photographed in Irvine, Calif. on July 5, 2023.

“This is the second year in a row the Hyundai IONIQ 5 won our Best Electric Vehicle — and rightfully so,” said Jenni Newman, Cars.com editor-in-chief. “Its speedy charging, abundant yet easy-to-use tech and avant-garde styling makes it a well-balanced ride for those looking to purchase an EV.”

All models that are new or fully redesigned for the 2024 model year and previously awarded are eligible for Cars.com’s Best of 2024 awards. Award criteria includes quality, innovation, and value.

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