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08.03.2021

TOYOTA GR YARIS POWERS TO 
UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2021 GLORY

The Toyota GR Yaris has fought off challenges from Land Rover’s Defender, the Ford Puma and Volkswagen’s electric ID.3 to claim the title of UK Car of the Year 2021. Bucking the trend of EVs taking top spot – the previous two UKCOTY winners were the Tesla Model 3 and the Jaguar I-PACE  – the [...]

01.03.2021

UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2021 CATEGORY WINNERS REVEALED

The first round of voting in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2021 concluded with honours for nine different automotive brands. Winning two awards were Ford – recognised for its Puma and Kuga models in the Best Small Crossover and Best Medium Crossover categories respectively – and Škoda. The Czech manufacturer’s Octavia model emerged victorious [...]

01.03.2019

JAGUAR I-PACE NAMED UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2019

Rawdon Glover, Jaguar Land Rover MD (right), with John Challen, director of UK Car of the Year Awards Second award for Jaguar’s EV after winning Best Executive category Eclectic mixture of vehicles in the top three positions Judges wowed by I-PACE battery range, performance and practicality  UK Car of the Year Awards now into their [...]

23.02.2018

Volvo XC60 triumphant at UK Car of the Year Awards

Jon Wakefield, managing director at Volvo Car UK (right), with John Challen, director of UK Car of the Year Awards Overall honour follows win in Best Medium Crossover category Volvo triumphs over Skoda in ‘clash of the crossovers’ XC60 praised for its refinement, build quality and driving dynamics UK Car of the Year Awards now [...]

10.01.2018

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY SHOWS ITS STRENGTH IN DEPTH

A total of 12 different automotive manufacturers have been recognised as best-in-class following the first round of voting for the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018, which are supported by Cox Automotive – whose UK brands include Manheim and Motors.co.uk. The number of categories this year has been expanded to 13, ranging from Best [...]

24.02.2017

Mercedes-Benz E-Class: What the judges say

The UK Car of the Year 2017 has a lot of fans on the Awards panel. Here are a selection of the thoughts from those who voted for it: “Sets new standards for tech and comfort.” Oliver Marriage “Class, comfort and quality with a good range of engines.” Paul Hudson “An understated champion in a [...]

24.02.2017

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS CROWNED UK CAR OF THE YEAR

Krishan Bodhani, head of smart and product management, Mercedes-Benz Cars UK (right), with John Challen, director of UK Car of the Year Awards   Saloon adds overall award to Best Executive Car honour E-Class fought off competition from SEAT, Jaguar and Volvo Judges won over by car’s comfort, technology and driving experience UK Car of [...]

22.02.2017

UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2017 CATEGORY WINNERS REVEALED

  Cars from ten different manufacturers have been hailed best-in-class after the first round of voting in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2017, supported by Cox Automotive, whose UK brands include Manheim and Motors.co.uk. With the winners of the 12 categories now decided, the successful models go on to battle it out for [...]

01.03.2016

MAZDA MX-5 CLAIMS TITLE OF UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2016

  The Mazda MX-5 has emerged as the overall winner at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2016, which are supported by Cox Automotive – whose UK brands include Manheim and Motors.co.uk. Having triumphed in the Best Open Top Car of the Year category, the latest generation of the world’s best-selling sports car beat [...]

27.02.2015

BMW i8 NAMED UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2015

The BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been crowned UK Car of the Year for 2015. Having fought off stiff competition to the title of Performance Car of the Year, the four-seat technological tour de force also won the overall vote. Launched in 2014, the UK Car of the Year Awards are judged by [...]

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