New Car Awards 2019: the winners
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 Auto Express 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 Auto Express 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
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.
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- 1Introduction - currently readingWhat are the best new cars to buy in the UK today? The 2019 New Car Awards have the answer...
- 2Car of the YearThe Auto Express Car of the Year for 2019 is the all-electric Tesla Model 3
- 3City Car of the YearThe Volkswagen up! is the 2019 Auto Express City Car of the Year, with the Kia Picanto and Skoda Citigo commended
- 4Supermini of the YearThe Ford Fiesta is the 2019 Auto Express Supermini of the Year, with the MINI 5-door and SEAT Ibiza commended
- 5Convertible of the YearThe MINI Convertible is the 2019 Auto Express Convertible of the Year, with the Audi A3 Cabriolet and Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet commended
- 6Compact Family Car of the YearThe Skoda Scala is the 2019 Auto Express Compact Family Car of the Year, with the Mazda 3 and Toyota Corolla commended
- 7Family Car of the YearThe Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport is the 2019 Auto Express Family Car of the Year, with the Skoda Superb and Toyota Prius commended
- 8Compact Executive Car of the YearThe BMW 3 Series is the 2019 Auto Express Compact Executive Car of the Year, with the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Mercedes C-Class commended
- 9Executive Car of the YearThe BMW 5 Series is the 2019 Auto Express Executive Car of the Year, with the Mercedes E-Class and Volvo S90 commended
- 10Estate Car of the YearThe Skoda Octavia Estate is the 2019 Auto Express Estate Car of the Year, with the BMW 5 Series Touring and Volvo V60 commended