New Car Awards 2020: the winners

Against all odds, the car industry has produced some great new cars in 2020. These are the very best...

It’s been an unusual year in the motor industry so far. With an enforced shutdown and dealers closed for months, it means the cycle of new products coming through the pipeline and hitting the pages of Auto Express has been skewed towards the end of 2020.

But the pipeline has started flowing again and we’ve now driven, assessed and reviewed the host of new cars we’d been waiting for, so we can recommend to you the best buys in 24 different classes, as well as crown our overall Car of the Year for a turbulent 2020.

From city cars to luxury models, alternative-fuel vehicles (including mild-hybrid, hybrid, plug-in and full-electric models), sports cars, family cars, SUVs and pretty much every sector of the new car market – plus pick-ups and vans – we’ve picked our favourite in each area.

While the world has felt the full force of Covid-19, the automotive sector hasn’t stood still. The cars we feature highlight the innovation, technology and engineering on offer today. That’s why these are our favourite new cars, the winners of our 2020 New Car Awards…

Click through the menu below to find out which cars won at the 2020 New Car Awards, and why...

New Car Awards 2020: the winners

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