Car of the Year 2022. We know the finalists

Just the 11th edition of the Car of the Year competition has passed since an electric car made its first appearance in its top seven – Nissan Leaf. In the end – Car of the Year 2011. How extreme he aroused emotions among the jurors is best evidenced by the fact that for three of them he received the highest score of 10 points, and from 9 – 0 points. It did not win the 2011 Car of the Year title by knockout, unlike Volkswagen two years later Golfwho the other pair of Toyota twins GT86 / Subaru BRZ he defeated by a difference of 212 points. Nissan Leaf overtook The Alfa Romeo Giulietta just 9 points.

Among the finalists of Car of the Year 2022 there are as many as 6 electric cars – compact Cupra Born and Renault Megane e-Tech and SUVs Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, Ford Mustang Mach-E and Skoda Enyaq iV. She is a lonely ship that sails against the tide of an electric wave Peugeot 308. Soon it will also have a version with an electric drivetrain. The over-representation of SUVs also leaves no illusion in which direction the automotive world is still heading. If anyone thought that the popularity of crossovers was over, he was wrong. Also because there is no better design than a crossover or SUV to cram the elements of the electric drive into their body.

Even Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Peugeot, Renault and Skoda they are still brands that deserve to be called popular (read – affordable), Mustang Mach-E, Ioniq 5, EV6, 308, Megane e-Tech if Enyaq iV they are not cheap and – certainly – they will not soon conquer Polish and European roads, such as the winner of the 2004 Car of the Year title – Fiat Panda.

Price of the cheapest finalists – Peugeot 308 – starts with almost 90,000 zlotys. The remaining models are close to or even by over 100,000. PLN more expensive. Unfortunately, this also illustrates the direction in which the automotive industry is headed. It was already cheap.

The Car of the Year jury has 61 members, including 6 women. Journalists represent 23 countries. In the second stage of voting, each juror has 25 points to divide. The best car can score a maximum of 10 points, the first two cars cannot receive the same number and a minimum of 5 automobiles must score points.

  • 1. Aiways U5
  • 2. Audi Q4 E-tron / Q4 E-tron Sportback
  • 3. Audi E-tron GT / RS E-tron GT
  • 4. BMW 2 Series Coupé
  • 5. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
  • 6. BMW i4
  • 7. BMW iX
  • 8. Cupra Born
  • 9. Dacia Spring
  • 10. DS 4
  • 11. DS 9
  • 12. Ford Mustang Mach-E (promotion)
  • 13. Honda HR-V
  • 14. Hyundai Bayon
  • 15. Hyundai Ioniq 5 (promotion)
  • 16. Kia EV6 (promotion)
  • 17. Lexus NX
  • 18. Lynk & Co 01
  • 19. Maserati MC20
  • 20. Arthur’s McLaren
  • 21. Mercedes-Benz C Class
  • 22. Mercedes-Benz EQS
  • 23. Mercedes-Benz T Class / Renault Kangoo
  • 24. MG EHS
  • 25. MG Marvel R
  • 26. Nissan Qashqai
  • 27. Opel Mokka
  • 28. Peugeot 308
  • 29. Renault Arkana
  • thirty. Renault Mégane E-Tech (promotion)
  • 31. Škoda Fabia
  • 32. Škoda Enyaq iV (promotion)
  • 33. Subaru Outback
  • 34. Tesla Model Y
  • 35. Toyota Yaris Cross
  • 36. Toyota Highlander
  • 37. Volkswagen ID.4
  • 38. Volkswagen Caddy
  • 39. Volkswagen T7 Multivan

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