These four cars won the 2022 World Car of the Year awards

Drew Phillips

The 2022 New York International Auto Show is back. The 2022 World Auto Awards have finally made their appearance in person again. Last year’s winner was an electric car – Volkswagen ID.4. This year, the board headed into the future of the electric battery even more difficult; Electric vehicles have received five out of six awards, including the World’s Best New Electric Vehicle of the Year award.

Hyundai was the big winner, with its flashy new Ioniq 5 SUV winning three awards, including the World Car of the Year award. Here is the full list of winners.

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Car / Electric Vehicle / World Car Design of the Year: Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai’s vintage-inspired electric SUV/hatchback has won three great awards: World Car of the Year, Electric Vehicle of the Year, and World Car Design. It beat two tough runners-up, the Ford Mustang Mach E and Kia EV6, the latter built on the same e-GMP platform.

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Luxury Car of the Year in the World: Mercedes-Benz EQS

The iconic S-Class is Mercedes’ flagship sedan, showing off the best of the brand’s technologies that will carry over to the rest of the range. EQS is the new electric analogue of the S-Class.

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Global Performance Car of the Year: Audi E-Tron GT

The Audi E-Tron branding can get confusing, but the E-Tron GT isn’t a hot version of Audi’s stationary electric SUV: it’s a low-end sedan with an RS version that can push up to 637 horsepower in boost mode.

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World Urban Car of the Year: Toyota Yaris Cross

The US market is not ideal for city cars. The best urban car in the world of the year is the Toyota Yaris Cross, a crossover version of the small Yaris. Toyota chose to give the Americans the larger Corolla Cross instead.

The 34 most electric cars we’re excited to drive in the future

The next few years will be full of new electric vehicles. These are the ones who made us more attractive.

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