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29/01/2019

Drumroll please……..What Car car of the year is……….

......The new Kia e-Niro!

The fully electric Kia, which has a range of 253 miles, has been named car of the year by What Car

The e-Niro is the first electric car to win the prestigious Award.

As well as winning the big prize, the Kia e-Niro was also named Electric Car of the Year.

The Kia e-Niro is due for launch in the UK in February 2019 so watch this space for leasing deals!

Here’s a list of all of the winners.

2019 What Car Award winners

City Car - Kia Picanto

Small car - Volkswagen Polo

Family car - Skoda Octavia

Small SUV - Seat Arona

Family SUV - Volvo XC40

Large SUV - Peugeot 5008

Luxury SUV - Audi Q7

MPV - Citroën Berlingo

Estate car - Skoda Superb Estate

Hot hatch - Honda Civic Type R

Convertible - Mercedes Benz S-Class Cabriolet

Coupe - Audi A5 Coupe

Sports car - Alpine A110

Performance car - Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Sports SUV – Cupra Ateca

Electric car - Kia e-Niro

Hybrid - Hyundai Ioniq

Plug-in hybrid - Volvo XC90 T8

Executive car - BMW 3 Series

Pick-up - Volkswagen Amarok

Luxury car - BMW 5 Series

Reader award - Honda Urban EV

Safety award - Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Technology award - Hyundai