Sunday, November 19, 2017
What Women Want: Women Vote Their 2017 World Car of the Year
With 420 cars in contention, women have voted the Hyundai Ioniq as their World Car of the Year this 2017.
The jury, which is made up of 25 women automotive journalists from 20 different countries selected the Ioniq via secret ballot after trimming the eligible entries to 60 finalists. The Ioniq—offered in electric, hybrid, and plug-in variants—also won the Green Car category.
Other winners this year include the Mazda CX-5 in the Family Car category; the Ford Fiesta in the Budget Car category; the Peugeot 3008 in the SUV category; the BMW 5 Series in the Luxury Car category; the Honda Civic Type R in the Performance Car category; and the McLaren 720S in the Dream Car category.
2017 Women’s World Car of the Year
Overall Winner: Hyundai Ioniq (runner-up: Mazda CX-5)
Family Car: Mazda CX-5 (runner-up: Hyundai i30)
Budget Car: Ford Fiesta (runner-up: Kia Rio)
Green Car: Hyundai Ioniq
SUV/Crossover: Peugeot 3008 (runner-up: Mazda CX-5)
Luxury Car: BMW 5 Series (runner-up: Volvo S90)
Performance Car: Honda Civic Type R (runner-up: Mazda MX-5 RF)
Dream Car: McLaren 720S