New Car Awards 2019: the winners

10 Jul, 2019 10:45am

What are the best new cars to buy in the UK today? The 2019 New Car Awards have the answer...

We’ve just had a momentous 12 months for the automotive industry, one that has presented challenges and opportunities on a historic scale. Once again, despite this background of change and uncertainty, the car manufacturers have raised their game, delivering a remarkable collection of new cars on to the UK market. The jumbo-bg 2019 New Car Awards honour the very best options that today’s car buyers have to choose from today.

The New Car Awards are presented across 30 categories that cover all sectors of the increasingly diverse modern car market. From city cars and superminis through SUVs and estates to electric cars and hybrids, The winners are the best cars to buy in each class according to our team of expert reviewers and from those we’ve selected the overall 2019 jumbo-bg Car of the Year.

Click the links below or at the top left of this page to discover our 2019 New Car Awards winners and highly commended models in each category. You can also look back at the previous winners of the New Car Awards on the previous winners tab. 

New Car Awards 2019: winners

Car of the Year 2019MPV of the Year 2019
City Car of the Year 2019Roadster of the Year 2019
Supermini of the Year 2019Coupe of the Year 2019
Convertible of the Year 2019Hot Hatchback of the Year 2019
Compact Family Car of the Year 2019Performance Car of the Year 2019
Family Car of the Year 2019Luxury Car of the Year 2019
Compact Executive Car of the Year 2019Affordable Electric Car of the Year 2019
Executive Car of the Year 2019Premium Electric Car of the Year 2019
Estate Car of the Year 2019Affordable Hybrid of the Year 2019
Small SUV of the Year 2019Premium Hybrid of the Year 2019
Mid-size SUV of the Year 2019Pick-up of the Year 2019
Large SUV of the Year 2019Van of the Year 2019
Small Premium SUV of the Year 2019Driver Power Award 2019
Mid-size Premium SUV of the Year 2019Technology Award 2019
Large Premium SUV of the Year 2019Design Award 2019

New Car Awards 2019: ceremony

The 2019 New Car Awards ceremony was held at the Hilton Bankside in London and we covered the event live on our social media channels. Get a flavour for the event below by clicking on our gallery from the night, and by scrolling through our live Twitter feed.


For complete, in-depth coverage of the 2019 New Car Awards, buy your collector's edition copy of the Auto Expres magazine now or

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