Learn Electric Cars

Learn EV Hub
Kia EV9 Front Three Quarters World Car of the Year

All Winners At 2024 World Car Awards – Kia EV9 To BMW i5

The 2024 World Car Awards have been announced and the Korean auto giants have displayed an impressive performance.

We take a look at all the winners at the 2024 World Car Awards. This ceremony took place yesterday at the New York International Auto Show. It represents a prestigious accolade within the automotive industry. The judging panel comprised over 100 expert journalists and automotive specialists from more than 30 countries. Drawing from a diverse range of experiences, they evaluated vehicles based on specific criteria to ensure the selection of only the finest models available.

You might also like: Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e PHEV Announced w/ DC Fast Charging

Winners at 2024 World Car Awards

2024 World Car Of The Year

The finalists in this revered category were the BYD Seal, Kia EV9 and Volvo EX30. However, it was the Korean Kia EV9 which took home the title. The jury recognized the innovative design, spacious cabin, plenty of tech features and enticing prices. Interestingly, it is not the only title the Kia EV9 bagged.

Kia EV9 Front Three Quarters
Kia EV9 Front Three Quarters

2024 World Electric Vehicle Award

Next up, we take a look at the World Electric Vehicle Award. In this category, the contenders were – BMW i5, Kia EV9 and Volvo EX30. Again, the award went to Kia EV9. That is a huge feather in the cap of the EV9 to have bagged two titles despite stiff competition.

You might also like: Kia EV6 Facelift Spotted Testing – Everything We Know So Far

2024 World Performance Car

The fire-breathing EVs were also competing for the 2024 World Performance Car award. As the name suggests, it included EVs which are designed for spirited driving characteristics. The finalists included BMW M2 (Second-gen), BMW XM and Hyundai IONIQ 5 N. On this occasion, the Korean giant, Hyundai took the cake with its IONIQ 5 N hot electric hatch/crossover.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Front Profile
Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Front Profile

2024 World Luxury Car

You must’ve seen luxury carmakers offering their EVs in recent times as well. In these cases, the aim is to provide the utmost comfort and convenience to the occupants. The candidates for this category included – BMW 5 Series and i5, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV. In this all-German encounter, the BMW 5 Series and i5 took the top spot (combined).

BMW i5
BMW i5 Front Profile

You might also like: Key Highlights Of The BMW Vision Neue Klasse X Revealed

2024 World Urban Car

Finally, the 2024 World Urban Car award was also up for grabs. This is for the vehicles which customers generally use for daily commutes. Hence, practicality, ownership characteristics and affordability might have been the deciding factors in this case. The top contenders were Volvo EX30, BYD Dolphin and Lexus LBX. The Swedish carmaker won this title with its EX30.

Volvo EX30 Revealed Exterior Front Three Quarters
Volvo EX30 Exterior Front Three Quarters

You might also like: Mercedes VISION EQXX Drives 1,010 km On Single Charge, Still Has 309 km Range Left

Learn Electric Cars Says

This esteemed award ceremony serves as a validation for car manufacturers, affirming that they have produced something truly exceptional. With multiple categories, various aspects of vehicles are carefully evaluated for this prestigious accolade. The dominance of electric vehicles in these awards may indeed foreshadow future trends in the automotive industry.

1 thought on “All Winners At 2024 World Car Awards – Kia EV9 To BMW i5”

  1. Pingback: Xiaomi SU7 EV Launched At $4,000 Less Than Tesla Model 3

Comments are closed.