Sunday 25 February 2018

Qashqai drives off with prestigious award

WHAT Car? named the new Nissan Qashqai as its Car of the Year 2014 in its 37th annual awards. BMW collected two trophies; the 435i as best coupé and the i3 for green car.

Audi also had a double, with the A3 Saloon best executive car and the A3 Cabriolet, the best open-top car. Best city car was the Hyundai i10.

Ford's Fiesta got two awards; the 1.0T 100 EcoBoost was declared the best small car and the ST-2 top hot hatch.

Sports car of the year was the Porsche Boxster 2.7, while the MPV award went to the Citroën Grand C4 Picasso.

Range Rover Sport was best large SUV and the luxury car award went to the Mercedes-Benz S35. Skoda Octavia won the family car award and the estate car trophy went to Volkswagen for the VW Golf Estate.

Irish Independent

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