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    Lexus, Hyundai, Chrysler Top 2022 Texas Auto Roundup Awards

    The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) is announcing the award winners from this year's 2022 Texas Auto Roundup. The event was held in April at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.  TAWA members evaluated 33 vehicles to come up with four overall winers, along with eight category award winners, five calculated award winners and two feature award honors.

    Notably, TAWA named its first-ever Electric Vehicle of Texas, with the honor going to the 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5. You can check out our full review of the IONIQ 5 here.

    Here's a full list of the winners:

    OVERALL AWARDS

    • FAMILY VEHICLE OF TEXAS: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
    • PERFORMANCE VEHICLE OF TEXAS: Lexus LC 500
    • CUV OF TEXAS: Hyundai IONIQ 5
    • ELECTRIC VEHICLE OF TEXAS:  Hyundai IONIQ 5

    CATEGORY AWARDS

    • LUXURY CAR ($40,000 - $65,000):  Genesis G70
    • LUXURY CAR ($65,000 - $100,000): Lexus LC 500
    • PERFORMANCE COUPE: Toyota GR Supra 
    • PERFORMANCE SEDAN: Hyundai Elantra 
    • CUV: Mazda CX-50
    • LUXURY CUV: Lexus NX-450h+
    • MINI VAN: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 
    • GREEN VEHICLE: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 

    CALCULATED AWARDS

    • BEST INTERIOR: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
    • BEST EXTERIOR: Lexus LC 500
    • BEST VALUE: Hyundai Elantra
    • BEST PERFORMANCE: Dodge Challenger
    • BEST PERSONAL APPEAL: Hyundai IONIQ 5

    FEATURE AWARDS

    • BEST NEW FEATURE:  Hyundai Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) Function
    • BEST NEW INTERIOR:  Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle Interior

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    Photo Credit: Peter Yu.