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I will try my best to provide detailed info on various cars and what is like to live with them, I have already produced a few for Jaguar-car-forums, I will do my best to be unbiased, but it will be hard for some cars. I will re-produce press releases and copy from other motoring news.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Auto Express has announced the nominations for it's awards ceremony, 21 categories covering all motoring segments.

  • 21 categories spanning all areas of the new car market
  • Winners to be announced on 5th July
Auto Express has revealed the shortlisted cars that will be battling for 21 Awards at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2016. The Awards recognise the finest and most innovative models currently on sale, across the 21 categories that in-market car buyers are searching in.

From the five contenders in each category, three will be commended on the night with one going on to win the category trophy. And from all the category winners, one model will be crowned Auto Express Car of the Year 2016.
The winners will be announced at the Auto Express New Car Awards on 5th July at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London’s West End. 
The full shortlist is as follows:
BEST CITY CAR
Hyundai i10
Renault Twingo
Skoda Citigo
Toyota Aygo
Vauxhall Viva

BEST SUPERMINI
Ford Fiesta
Mazda 2
Skoda Fabia
Suzuki Baleno
Volkswagen Polo

BEST PREMIUM SMALL CAR
Audi A1
DS 3
Fiat 500
MINI
Vauxhall Adam

BEST COMPACT FAMILY CAR
Mazda 3
MINI Clubman
SEAT Leon
Skoda Octavia
Vauxhall Astra

BEST CROSSOVER
Citroen C4 Cactus
Hyundai Tucson
Nissan Qashqai
Renault Kadjar
SEAT Ateca

BEST FAMILY CAR
Kia Optima
Mazda 6
Skoda Superb
Toyota Prius
Volkswagen Passat

BEST ESTATE CAR
Honda Civic Tourer
Peugeot 308 SW
SEAT Leon ST
Skoda Superb Estate
Volkswagen Passat Estate

BEST COMPACT EXECUTIVE CAR
Audi A4
BMW 3 Series
Jaguar XE
Lexus IS
Mercedes C-Class

BEST EXECUTIVE CAR
Audi A6
Mercedes E-Class
Jaguar XF
Tesla Model S
Volvo S90

BEST LUXURY CAR
Bentley Mulsanne
BMW 7 Series
Mercedes S-Class
Range Rover
Rolls-Royce Ghost

BEST HOT HATCH
Ford Focus RS
Ford Fiesta ST
Honda Civic Type R
Peugeot 308 GTi
SEAT Leon Cupra 290

BEST CONVERTIBLE
Audi A3 Cabriolet
BMW 2 Series Convertible
Ford Mustang Convertible
MINI Convertible
Porsche 911 Cabriolet

BEST MPV
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso
Ford S-MAX
Kia Carens
SEAT Alhambra
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

BEST COMPACT SUV
Dacia Duster
Jaguar F-Pace
Land Rover Discovery Sport
Mercedes GLC
Mitsubishi Outlander

BEST LARGE SUV
Audi Q7
Kia Sorento
Lexus RX
Range Rover Sport
Volvo XC90

BEST COUPE
Audi TT
Ford Mustang
Jaguar F-Type
Lexus RC
Porsche 911

BEST ROADSTER
Audi TT
Jaguar F-Type
Mazda MX-5
Mercedes SLC
Porsche 718 Boxster

BEST PICK-UP
Ford Ranger
Mitsubishi L200
Nissan NP300 Navara
Toyota Hilux
Volkswagen Amarok

PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE YEAR
Audi R8
BMW M2
Ferrari 488 GTB
McLaren 570S
Porsche 911 GT3 RS

GREEN AWARD
BMW I3
Kia Niro
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Nissan Leaf
Toyota Prius

VAN OF THE YEAR


Fiat Doblo Cargo
Ford Transit
Ford Transit Custom
Volkswagen Caddy
Volkswagen Transporter