This year’s winners include some amazing vehicles, ranging from top end limos to the latest in automotive tech.

The winners of this year's What

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Top city car

The five-seat Hyundai i10 1.2 Premium SE, with parking sensors, climate control and the latest infotainment system.

Top Small

The Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI 90 SE. Boasts AirCon and telephone control radio.

Top Family

The Audi A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI Sport. Genuine 65.6mph economy and low CO2 makes this a winner.

Top Convertible

The Mazda MX-5 2.0 SE-L NAV. Climate control and 0-62 in 7.23 seconds!.

Top Coupe

The Audi TT 1.8 TFSI Sport. Cool and curvy, for the driver who wants everything but a sports car.

Alloy wheels seem to be de rigueur, but need good maintenance. Professional service providers such as Ace Finish Car Repairs (, who are specialists in alloy wheel refurbishment in Cambridge, recommend regularly checking alloy wheels, and prompt repair where necessary.

Top Sports

Porsche 718 Cayman 2.0R. 4 cylinders of turbo-charged oomph makes this entry model best in class.

Readers Award

Honda Civic Type R. The latest Civic wins most exciting new car.

Safety Award

Toyota Prius. Worthy winner on safety and green credentials.


The VW Touran. Again, the reliable and secure multi-use vehicle scoops the prize.


Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDI 150 SE Tech. 1950 litres of storage makes this the perfect holiday motor.


The Renault 20E 090 ZE 40 Dynamique Nam. A realistic 186 summer / 124 winter range, plus zero emissions!


Audi A4 3.0 TDI 218 Sport. 2016’s overall winner takes the exec flag this time.


BMW 5 Series 520. Real Time Traffic on widescreen satnav.

Hot Hatch

Ford Fiesta ST-2 3 door. New 5-door variant sets the standard for everyday hi-fun driving.

Small SUV

SEAT Ateca 1.4 Eco TSI 150 SE. SEAT’s first with LED rear lights and parking sensors as standard.

Large SUV

Skoda Kodiaq 2.0 TDI 150 4×4 SE 7 Seat. Four wheel drive makes this 7-seater unbeatable.

Technology award

Peugeot 3008 i-Cockpit. Future-proof digital display points the way ahead.

Finally, the Car of the Year Award goes to:

The BMW 5 Series 520d SE. Topping its Luxury Car gong, this top of the range BMW takes the prize for best overall car of 2017. What Car? applauds it as setting the pace for tech and driver handling.

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