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Hyundai Win Big at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2021

Hyundai Win Big at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2021

Hyundai picked up six trophies at the 2021 Auto Express New Car Awards, with the new all-electric IONIQ 5 taking home the highly coveted Car of the Year title.

The IONIQ 5 also took the top prize in the Mid-Size Company Car, Premium Electric Car and Design categories.

Hyundai’s TUCSON won best ‘Mid-Size SUV’ and the i20N triumphed in the fiercely contested ‘Hot Hatchback' category.

The annual Auto Express New Car Awards are judged by a highly experienced panel of road testers, and every car on sale in the UK is eligible.

The IONIQ 5 is a futuristic looking car and the first 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 revolutionary technology, the IONIQ 5 offers an interior which redefines living space and moving space, with reclining chairs and a flat floor – allowing levels of comfort never seen before in this segment.

The IONIQ 5 was also crowned winner in the Design category. It’s exterior evokes the daring attitude of the Pony, Hyundai's first ever production car, coupled with sleek and high-tech design elements to give an ultra-modern feel. 

Offered in a number of electric powertrains, the IONIQ 5 is able to charge from 10 – 80% in just 18 minutes, accelerate from 0-62mph in just 5.2 seconds and has a range of 298 miles from a single charge.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Rear View

The Hyundai TUCSON also scored at the awards, taking home the Mid-Size SUV award. Road testers were impressed by the range of efficient powertrains, high-value trims and the well-kitted out interior.

The Hyundai i20N took the Hot Hatchback title based on its pure driving appeal; with snappy acceleration and secure handling, road testers were pleased with the motorsport inspired car, which delivers a fun driving experience.

The brand new Hyundai IONIQ 5 featured in our latest TV advert, which celebrated 100 years of Bristol Street Motors. The ad included some classic cars from years gone by, and finished with the innovative EV - a nod to the future of electric mobility.

Watch the IONIQ 5 in action and find out more about 100 years of Bristol Street Motors.

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