Geneva, 5. Marz 2013 – The seventh generation of the VW Golf is "Car Of The Year 2013" has been chosen. With 414 points, the compact cars against Toyota GT86 and Subaru Brz (202 points) as well as the Volvo V40 (189 points). The decision has fallen a jury consisting of 58 automotive journalists from 22 European countries. Each voter has 25 points, of which he could give a maximum of ten a vehicle.
The final excretion found in advance of the Geneva Motor Show (7. to 17. Marz 2013). The vehicles were examined with regard to criteria such as innovation, quality, price-performance ratio and design. In total, 32 cars were nominated, of which eight came into the final. On the four to eight place, the Ford B-Max (148 points), the Mercedes A-Class (138 points), the Renault Clio (128 points), the Peugeot 208 (120 points) and the Hyundai i30 (111 points), and the Hyundai i30 (111 points) and the Hyundai i30 (111 points) To)
First winner: Rover
The award "Car" was awarded for the first time in 1964, pricing was at the time of the Rover 2000. The most successful brands since then are Fiat (nine victories), Renault (six victories) and Ford (Funf Victories). The VW Golf wins the second time after 1992. In the election last year, the crown went to the models Opel Ampera and Chevrolet Volt.