Motoring advice website HonestJohn.co.uk held its annual awards ceremony yesterday. Ford were the evening’s big winner, picking up three trophies, while the Volkswagen Golf was named car of the year.
Of Ford’s wins, the C-MAX won MPV of the Year, the Mondeo won Most Rated Car and the Transit Custom won Van of the Year. Skoda took home two awards, Large Family Car of the Year for the Octavia and Crossover of the Year for the Yeti. As well as winning the coveted COTY prize, the Golf also won the Small Family Car category.
The Jaguar XF won its second prize in a week, winning Honest John’s Large Executive Car of the Year, having already claimed a Five-Star Accolade for the XFR-S super saloon at the Autocar awards.
Among the other winners were the Hyundai i10, winning City Car of the Year, the Dacia Sandero taking Small Hatchback honours, and the Toyota GT86 was awarded Performance Car of the Year.