UKCOTY in association with

Heycar

01.03.2024

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: HONOURS SHARED OUT EVENLY AT UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Electric vehicles have led the way after the first round of voting at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2024, with five of the seven winners powered by batteries. No manufacturer picked up more than one accolade, with each of the seven awards being claimed by a different company. For Fisker, it was a [...]

08.03.2022

HYUNDAI IONIQ 5 HAILED UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2022

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has claimed the title of UK Car of the Year 2022. The win means that in three out of the past four years, battery power has triumphed over the internal combustion engine. Electric vehicles dominated the final round of voting, with the IONIQ 5 finishing ahead of the Škoda ENYAQ, with [...]

01.03.2022

PERFECT 10: CATEGORY WINNERS REVEALED AT UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2022

  The results from the first round of voting in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2022 sees eight manufacturers triumph in 10 categories. Doubling up on Awards were Škoda – winning with its Fabia and Enyaq models in the Best Supermini and Best Medium Crossover categories respectively – and Hyundai. The Korean manufacturer’s IONIQ [...]

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 [...]

← Older Posts