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14 Sep 2021

IONIQ 5 Ranked 1st in Electric Vehicle Evaluation in Germany

14 Sep 2021  by   

The IONIQ 5, Hyundai Motor's electric compact crossover SUV, beat electric vehicles from BMW and Audi in an evaluation conducted by a German automobile magazine.

The IONIQ 5 from Hyundai Motor

Hyundai Motor said on Sept. 12 that Germany's Auto Zeitung recently evaluated three compact crossover electric vehicles -- the IONIQ 5, the BMW iX3 and the Audi Q4 E-Tron. These models were evaluated in five categories of body, driving comfort, powertrain, driving dynamics, and eco-friendliness and cost. Auto Zeitung is one of Germany's top three automobile media outlets. It has a significant impact on the automobile industry not only in Germany but across Europe.

The IONIQ 5 scored a total of 3,267 points, outclassing the iX3 (3,187 points) and the Q4 e-Tron (3,149 points).

The IONIQ 5 came in first in three categories -- powertrain, driving dynamics, and eco-friendliness and cost. It finished second in the body and driving comfort categories, respectively. In the powertrain category, it received high scores in acceleration and maximum speed.

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