What Car? Awards 2020 Roundup

Among the most distinguished automotive awards in the industry, the What Car? Car of the Year Awards once again delivered some headline-grabbing winners across a range of categories.

The Ford Puma won the Car of the Year award with judges commending its driveability, clever packaging and reasonable price. Another contributing factor was its performance in What Car?’s independent True MPG tests, which showed it to be extremely economical in real-world driving, thanks to its mild hybrid technology.

Victory at the 2020 What Car? Car of the Year Awards marks the sixth time Ford has taken home this top accolade – but it’s also the first time it has won since 2009, when it triumphed with the Ford Fiesta.

The Audi TT was crowned the best coupe for strong performance, a good balance between ride and handling and excellent build quality, among other factors.

It was the BMW 3 Series which was named the Best Plug-In Hybrid in a category which is seeing stiffer competition every year. It was a successful night for the marque, with its bigger 5 Series being named the Best Luxury Car.

The Land Rover Defender won the coveted Reader Award voted for by the public.

See the full list of winners below

Car of the Year 2020
Ford Puma

Best Performance Car
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Best Sports Car
Alpine A110 Pure

Best Luxury SUV
Audi Q7

Best Coupe
Audi TT

Best Plug-In Hybrid
BMW 3 Series

Best Executive Car
BMW 3 Series

Best Luxury Car
BMW 5 Series

Best MPV
Citroën Berlingo

Best Small SUV
Ford Puma

Best Hot Hatch
Honda Civic Type R GT

Best Value Car
Kia Picanto

Best Family SUV
Range Rover Evoque

Best Coupe SUV
Range Rover Velar

Best Convertible
Mercedes Benz S-Class

Best Large SUV
Peugeot 5008

Best Sports SUV
Porsche Macan S

Best Small Electric Car
Renault Zoe

Best Family Car
Skoda Scala

Best Estate Car
Skoda Superb

Best Large Electric Car
Tesla Model 3

Best Hybrid
Toyota Corolla

Best Small Car
Volkswagen Polo

Best Pick-Up Truck
Volkswagen Amarok

Safety Award
BMW 3 Series

Reader Award
Land Rover Defender

Reliability Awardy

Technology Award

Click here for What Car?‘s official roundup.

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