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Car of the Year 2015

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Car of the Year

It’s that time of year again for the announcement of the Which Car of the Year!

With a number of categories and a huge range of boxes to tick for winning cars, this year’s nominations were certainly up against it, especially with fierce competition!
 
Here are the results:
 

CITY CARS

  • Best city car under £10,000 winner – Skoda Citigo 1.0 60 SE 5dr
  • Best city car more than £11,000 winner – Volkswagen Up 1.0 High Up 3dr
    Overall winner: Hyundai i10 1.2 Premium

CONVERTIBLE CARS

  • Best convertible car under £20,000 winner – Volkswagen Beetle 1.2 TSI 105
  • Best convertible car under £35,000 winner – Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet E220 Bluetec SE Auto
    Overall winner: Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.4 TFSI 150 Sport

COUPES

  • Best coupe car under £25,000 winner – Seat Leon SC 1.4 TSI ACT 150 FR
  • Best coupe car more than £35,000 winner – Jaguar F-type Coupe 3.0 V6
    Overall winner: Audi TT 2.0 TFSI Sport

ELECTRIC CARS

  • Best electric car under £20,000 winner – Renault Zoe Expression
  • Best electric car more than £30,000 winner – Tesla Model S 60kwh
    Overall winner: Audi A3 e-tron

ESTATE CARS

  • Best estate car under £18,000 winner – Kia Cee’d Sportwagon 1.4 CRDi 90 1 ISG
  • Best estate car more than £25,000 winner – BMW 5 Series Touring 520d SE Automatic
    Overall winner: Ford Mondeo Estate 1.6 TDCi 120 Econetic Zetec

EXECUTIVE CARS

  • Best executive car under £25,000 winner – Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI 150 SE
  • Best executive car more than £35,000 winner – Audi A4 3.0 TDI Ultra SE Executive
    Overall winner: BMW 520d SE automatic

FAMILY CARS

  • Best family car under £16,000 winner – Nissan Pulsar 1.2 DiG-T 115 Visia
  • Best family car more than £19,000 winner – Audi A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI 125 SE
    Overall winner: Skoda Octavia 1.2 TSI 105 SE

HOT HATCHES

  • Best hot hatch car under £15,000 winner – Suzuki Swift 1.6 Sport 3dr
  • Best hot hatch car more than £20,000 winner – BMW M135i 3dr auto
    Overall winner: Ford Fiesta ST-2

LARGE SUVs

  • Best large SUV car under £25,000 winner – Mazda CX-5 2.2d Skyactiv-D 150 SE-L
  • Best large SUV car more than £25,000 winner – BMW X3 xDrive20d SE auto
    Overall winner: Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE

MPVs

  • Best MPV car under £16,000 winner – Citroen C3 Picasso 1.4 VTi 95 VTR+
  • Best MPV car more than £22,000 winner – Seat Alhambra 2.0 TDI 140 Ecomotive S
    Overall winner: Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 1.6 e-HDi 115 Exclusive

SMALL CARS

  • Best small car under £12,000 winner – Dacia Sandero 1.2 Ambiance
  • Best small car more than £14,000 winner – Mini 1.5T Cooper Chili Media 5dr
    Overall winner: Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI 90 SE

LUXURY CARS

  • Best luxury car between £70,000 - £100,000 winner – Range Rover 3.0 TDV6 Vogue SE
  • Best luxury car more than £100,000 winner – Rolls-Royce Ghost LWB
    Overall winner: Mercedes-Benz S350 Bluetec L SE Line

SPORTS CARS

  • Best sports car between £50,000 - £100,000 winner – Porsche 911 Carrera PDK
  • Best sports car more than £100,000 winner – Ferrari 458 Spider
    Overall winner: Porsche Boxster 2.7

SMALL SUVs

  • Best small SUV car less than £16,000 winner – Citroen C4 Cactus 1.2 THP 110 Feel
  • Best small SUV car more than £22,000 winner – Range Rover Evoque SD4 Pure Tech auto
    Overall winner: Nissan Qashqui 1.5 dCi 110 N-tec 2WD

SAFETY AWARD

  • 1st place – Land Rover Discovery Sport 
  • 2nd place - Nissan Qashqai
  • 3rd place – Volkswagen Passsat

READER AWARD

  • 1st place – Honda HR-V
  • 2nd place – Toyota Mirai
  • 3rd place – Volvo XC90

CAR OF THE YEAR 2015

Skoda Fabia

Image credit: Whatcar?

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