Hyundai Scores Another Win With Best Electric Car For Two Years Running

January 4, 2024 4:49 pm

Hyundai electric cars continue to rack up awards, as Frankston Hyundai prepares to offer the all-new Kona Electric to customers.

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has snagged The Car Connection’s ‘Best Electric Car To Buy’ award for the second year in a row. It’s a big achievement for the IONIQ 5, proving it’s the epitome of current electric vehicles.

The Ioniq lines up with other Hyundai EVs such as the all-new Kona Electric – available for our customers at Frankston Hyundai, your conveniently located Bayside Hyundai dealership in Melbourne. For those who already know what they want, we also offer click to buy.


“The Ioniq 5 continues to wow us with its retro flair, excellent efficiency, spacious cabin, and refined ride paired with an intuitive interface. Its looks alone deserve an award, yet it has so much more going for it beyond its design,” says The Car Connection in its glowing final judgement of the Ioniq 5.

The Car Connection’s group of experts give vehicles a thorough shake over, rating them on everything from looks and performance to comfort, safety, and tech. It’s an evaluation that separates the wheat from the chaff, and Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 stood tall, impressing the experts with its top-notch styling, ripper performance, and cutting-edge features.

The Car Connection’s Best Electric Car To Buy category covers all types of makes and models regardless of body style, from SUVs, sedans, hatchbacks, to even electric pickup trucks.


Ricky Lao, the Product Planning maestro at Hyundai Motor North America, couldn’t be prouder.

“We’re honored that the Hyundai IONIQ 5 has earned The Car Connection’s Best Electric Car to Buy Award for a second consecutive year,” said Lao.

“This remarkable achievement firmly emphasizes the IONIQ 5’s unparalleled excellence and innovation, including its confidence-inspiring range and impressive charging speed. The fact that IONIQ 5 is a repeat winner despite so many new EVs entering the market this year demonstrates just how advanced and well-rounded a vehicle it is.”


Martin Padgett, The Car Connection’s Editorial Director, added: “The IONIQ 5 wins our Best Electric Car To Buy 2024 award for its all-around talent. It’s a fast-charging, great-looking, spacious crossover with excellent driving range,” he said.

“The IONIQ 5 has remained at the top of our overall ratings, our crossover ratings, and our electric-car ratings—despite a wave of great new vehicles in each category. That’s a testament to its fundamental goodness. All the IONIQ 5’s tech goodness—fast-charging, great interfaces, long driving range—comes with its fantastic retro ‘80s style. It’s a great-looking vehicle that just so happens to be (an EV) / (electric car).”

As the automotive world shifts towards electric cars, Hyundai and its electric lineup is proving itself to be a leader, earning its stripes as the best electric car. To learn more about what is on offer and get into attest drive with Frankston Hyundai, simply contact us.