World Car of the Year 2022: the cars nominated in the 6 categories this year


The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is nominated as a finalist in 3 different categories, including Car of the Year 2022.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is nominated as a finalist in 3 different categories, including Car of the Year 2022.

Photo: Hyundai / Courtesy

The World Car of the Year 2022 They will be held on April 13 at the New York International Auto Show 2022 and we already know the finalists in the different categories that will be awarded this year. In 2021 we could see the VW ID.4 crowned as the car of the yearHowever, this 2022, there are three strong contenders for the title, and best of all, all three are electric vehicles.

The Ford Mustang Mach-e, Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 are the three vehicles that will compete this 2022 for the title of World Car of the Yearhowever there are 5 other categories in which there are 9 other vehicles vying for first place in the corresponding category and then we will tell you what they are:

World Electric Vehicle

. hyundai ioniq 5

Photo of the new Hyundai IONIQ 5
Hyundai Ioniq 5. / Photo: Courtesy Hyundai.

. Audi E-Tron GT

Audi etron GT
Audi e-tron GT / Photo: Courtesy Audi.

. Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz EQS
Mercedes-Benz EQS. / Photo: Courtesy Mercedes-Benz.

World Urban Car

. Vauxhall Mokka

Vauxhall Mokka
Vauxhall Mokka. / photo: Courtesy Stellantis.

. Toyota Yaris Cross

Toyota Yaris Cross
Toyota Yaris Cross. / Photo: Courtesy Toyota.

. Volkswagen Taigun

Volkswagen Taigun
Volkswagen Taigun. / Photo: Courtesy VW.

World Luxury Car

. BMW iX

BMW iX
BMW iX. / Photo: Courtesy BMW.

. Genesis GV70

Genesis GV70
Genesis GV70. / Photo: Courtesy of Genesis Newsroom.

. Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz EQS
Mercedes-Benz EQS. / Photo: Courtesy Mercedes-Benz.

World Performance Car

. Audi E-Tron GT

Audi etron GT
Audi e-tron GT / Photo: Courtesy Audi.

. BMW M3/M4

BMW M3
BMW M3. / Photo: Courtesy BMW.

. Toyota GR 86 / Subaru BRZ

Toyota 86 2021
Toyota GR 86. / Photo: Courtesy Toyota.

World Car Design

. Audi E-Tron GT

Audi etron GT
Audi e-tron GT / Photo: Courtesy Audi.

. hyundai ioniq 5

Photo of the new Hyundai IONIQ 5
Hyundai Ioniq 5./ Photo: Courtesy Hyundai.

. Kia EV6

Front photo of the new Kia EV6 2022
Kia EV6. / Photo: Courtesy Kia.

To be eligible for the main World Car of the Year award, a vehicle must have a production run of at least 10,000 units per year. It must also be available in at least two major markets during the period from January 1, 2021 to March 30, 2022. Lastly, it must be priced below the level of a luxury car in the major markets.

All winners will be announced prior to the 2022 New York Auto Show on April 13.

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