Every What Car? Car of the Year winner - which do you remember?

Being named What Car? Car of the Year is the highest honour a car can receive – here is every winner in the 43-year history of the award.....

Every January, we celebrate the best cars in every market and name our overall Car of the Year for the year at the annual What Car? Car of the Year Awards.Image 1 of 45

The list of previous winners includes models that have gone on to be huge sellers, including the Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Golf and Nissan QashqaiWhat Car?'s influence on car buyers is second to none and built on a relationship of trust with our readers that has been earned over more than 40 years.

Ahead of the reveal of the 2022 What Car? Car of the Year - to be announced on Thursday 20th January - here's every winner since the award's inception in 1978. Have you owned any of them?

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