The Hyundai IONIQ won Best Green Car of the Year, and here’s why
Juma Al Majid Est., the exclusive distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has announced that the Hyundai IONIQ has been named ‘Best Green Car of the Year’ at the Wheels Car of the Year Awards 2018. The awards programme recognizes the best cars in the market based on tangible, real-world parameters such as technology, drivability, value, styling, and price.
Mohammad Al Omari, Marketing Manager of Hyundai UAE, commented: “The Hyundai IONIQ combines high-performance, elegant design, and advanced technologies while also
promoting a new sustainable, eco-friendly vision for the future of mobility, and we are delighted that it has been recognized with the prestigious ‘Best Green Car of the Year’
The award, which is a testament to Hyundai’s ‘unlimited sense of responsibility,’ ‘respect for mankind’ and ‘realisation of possibilities.’ With eco-friendly vehicles opening up an exciting new chapter in the automotive business, we are proud to be leading the change with innovative vehicles the Hyundai IONIQ.”
Green is the new Black
The effective components of the Hyundai IONIQ hybrid’s aerodynamic body are ideally designed to work seamlessly together, matching an efficient gasoline engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion polymer battery to make driving not only sustainable and economical but also fun.
With a drag coefficient of just 0.24, the Hyundai IONIQ delivers an exceptionally smooth ride and also features a responsive six-speed dual-clutch transmission, enabling quicker and more precise gear-shifting for a dynamic drive.
The vehicle’s exceptional performance is matched by its sleek appearance, with striking design accents integrated into the smoothly sculpted surfaces of the bodywork and an eye-catching silhouette that creates a positive impression.
High-strength steel and lightweight aluminum also make the Hyundai IONIC strong, stable and agile.
Other notable features include a full suite of charging and extended connectivity technologies such as Apple car play, Android auto, and wireless charging, as well as a full LCD panel that displays driving and vehicle information for maximum convenience.