What Car?'s Car of the Year Awards

  • What Car? Awards this Thursday
  • Read the results first online
  • Winners in every category
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The What Car? Car of the Year Awards ceremony is being held tonight and you can be the first to find out the results by logging on to

The Awards recognise the class leaders in every category of car, and culminate in the crowning of the What Car? Car of the Year.

The full list of categories is:

  • Supermini
  • Small family car
  • Family car
  • Estate car
  • MPV
  • Hot hatch
  • Coupe
  • Open-top
  • Performance car
  • SUV
  • Compact executive
  • Executive
  • Luxury
  • Safety Award
  • Security Award
  • Reader Award - Most Exciting Car of 2009
  • Overall Car of the Year

The Awards are being presented at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane from 21:45 on Thursday night. Every winner will be posted online later that evening.