Award Winning Cars Of 2016

Award Winning Cars Of 2016

Award Winning Cars O..

  • 10 Jan 2017, 17562 Views
 

NikilSJ

Moderator

Member: 02 Nov, 2015

Total Posts: 2343

  • 10 Jan 2017, 1:35 pm ( 2 Photos )

Every year, publications and media houses around the country hold various awards ceremonies to celebrate excellence in the automotive industry. Some of the most prestigious awards in the business are the Indian Car Of The Year (iCOTY), Autocar India Awards, CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards, NDTV-Car And Bike Awards, Zigwheels Awards, AutoX’ Best of 2016. Here is a compilation of the various awards and the winners to help make you choose the car of your dreams.
Indian Car Of The Year (ICOTY)
The Indian Car Of The Year 2017 was announced in Mumbai on December 20,2016. The 12th edition of the prestigious award was handed over by the Dr Raghupati Singhania, chairman & managing director of JK Tyre & Industries Limited to the team of Maruti Suzuki for the Vitara Brezza. Chairman of the ICOTY Jury Bob Rupani handed over the certificate signed by all jury members of the ICOTY 2017.
<!-- ##phrase_image_larger_version_x_y_z_0## -->

Nineteen new cars launched in 2016 qualified for the awards of which 13 made it to the final jury round which was held on the 7th of December, 2016 in Lonavala. The top contenders were the Ford Endeavour, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Elantra, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Toyota Innova Crysta and the Skoda Superb.
While the Vitara Brezza, this year’s most favoured car, emerged as the winner, the Hyundai Tucson and Toyota Innova Crysta clinched the second and third spot respectively.
The jury for ICOTY 2017 included Yogendra Pratap (Auto Today), Rahul Ghosh (Auto Today), Dhruv Behl (AutoX), Ishan Raghava (AutoX), Aspi Bathena (Car India), Jim Gorde (Car India), Sirish Chandran (Evo India), Aninda Sardar (Evo India), Kartik Ware (Motoring World), Bertrand D’Souza (Overdrive), Bob Rupali (Overdrive), Girish Karkera (TopGear), Sriram Narayan (TopGear), Muralidhar Swaminathan (The Hindu Business Line) and Pablo Chaterji (Mans World). Together, the jury for ICOTY 2017 had about 250 years od car evaluation experience under their belt.
<!-- ##phrase_image_larger_version_x_y_z_1## -->

The eligible cars were judged on various parameters such as price, fuel efficiency, styling, safety, features, comfort, performance, practicality, technical innovation, value of money and suitability for Indian consumers.
Here’s a list of the winners from the previous editions of the ICOTY Awards:
  • 2016 - Hyundai Creta
  • 2015 - Hyundai Elite i20
  • 2014 - Hyundai Grand i10
  • 2013 - Renault Duster
  • 2012 - Maruti Suzuki Swift
  • 2011 - Ford Figo
  • 2010 - Tata Nano
  • 2009 - Honda City
  • 2008 - Hyundai i10
  • 2007 - Honda Civic
  • 2006 - Maruti Suzuki Swift

NikilSJ

Moderator

Member: 02 Nov, 2015

Total Posts: 2343

  • 10 Jan 2017, 2:07 pm
CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards
The CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards is one of the oldest awards in the country - the first edition was herd way back in the year 2000. In its 17th year, Maruti Suzuki’s Vitara Brezza - probably the best car from the Indian manufacturer - claimed the top honours by winning the Car Of The Year, Compact SUV Of The Year and Viewers’ Choice Car Of The Year. The jurors found the Vitara Brezza to be extremely well priced with a design that was both fresh and desirable.
Other categories for cars included Manufacturer Of The Year, Lifestyle Vehicle Of The Year, Compact Car Of The Year, Premium Car Of The Year, Utility Vehicle Of The Year, Premium SUV Of The Year, Luxury SUV of the Year, Import Car Of The Year, Import SUV Of The Year, Performance Car Of The Year. Here’s a list of the winners in each category:
  • Manufacturer Of The Year - Hyundai Motor India
  • Lifestyle Vehicle Of The Year - Isuzu D-Mac V-Cross
  • Compact Car Of The Year - Tata Tiago
  • Premium Car Of The Year - Hyundai Elantra
  • Utility Vehicle Of The Year - Toyota Innova Crysta
  • Premium SUV Of The Year - Ford Fortuner
  • Luxury SUV Of The Year - Mercedes-Benz GLC
  • Import Car Of The Year - Volvo S90
  • Import SUV Of The Year - Bentley Bentayga
  • Performance Car Of The Year - VW GTI
Here’s a list of all the winners of the CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Car Of The Year winners side 2000:
  • 2016 - Hyundai Creta
  • 2015 - Hyundai Elite i20
  • 2014 - Honda Amaze
  • 2013 - Hyundai Elantra
  • 2012 - Maruti Suzuki Swift
  • 2011 - Toyota Etios
  • 2010 - Tata Nano
  • 2009 - Skoda Fabia
  • 2008 - Hyundai i10
  • 2007 - Hyundai Verna
  • 2006 - Maruti Suzuki Swift
  • 2005 - Skoda Superb
  • 2004 - Honda City i-DSI
  • 2003 - Ford Mondeo
  • 2002 - Maruti Suzuki Alto
  • 2001 - Honda City
  • 2000 - Daewoo Matiz

NikilSJ

Moderator

Member: 02 Nov, 2015

Total Posts: 2343

  • 10 Jan 2017, 2:08 pm
NDTV Car And Bike Awards
In its 12th year, the NDTV Car And Bike Awards is another sought after award in the country for automobile manufacturers. The categories include NDTV Car Of The Year, Small Car Of The Year, Entry Hatchback Of The Year, Subcompact Sedan Of The Year, Midsize Sedan Of The Year, Full-size Sedan Of The Year, Premium Compact Sedan Of The YEar, Muti-Utility Vehicle Of The Year, Subcompact SUV Of The Year, Compact SUV or Crossover Of The Year, Full-size SUV Of The Year, Premium SUV Of The Year, Luxury SUV Of The Year,Luxury SUV Of The Year, Premium Car Of The Year, Luxury Car Of The Year, Performance or Sports Car Of The Year, Supercar Of The Year, CNB Viewrs’ Choice Car Of The Year and Car Manufacturer Of The Year. Here are the winners:
  • NDTV Car Of The Year - Skoda Superb
  • Small Car Of The Year - Datsun Redi GO
  • Entry Hatchback Of The Year - Tata Tiago
  • Subcompact Sedan Of The Year - Volkswagen Ameo
  • Midsize Sedan Of The Year - Hyundai Elantra
  • Premium Compact Sedan Of The Year - Jaguar XE
  • Muti-Utility Vehicle Of The Year - Toyota Innova Crysta
  • Subcompact SUV Of The Year - Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
  • Compact SUV or Crossover Of The Year - Hyundai Tucson
  • Fullsize SUV Of The Year - Ford Endeavour
  • Premium SUV Of The Year - Jaguar F-Pace
  • Luxury SUV Of The Year - Audi Q7
  • Premium Car Of The Year - Volvo S90
  • Luxury Car Of The Year - BMW 7 Series
  • Performance or Sports Car Of The Year - Ford Mustang
  • Supercar Of The Year - Audi R8
  • CNB Viewers’ Choice Car Of The Year - Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
  • Car Manufacturer Of The Year - Hyundai Motor India

NikilSJ

Moderator

Member: 02 Nov, 2015

Total Posts: 2343

  • 10 Jan 2017, 2:08 pm
AutoX Best of 2016
AutoX completed 10 years this year and to celebrate the occasion, the team took fifty new cars and bikes to the Buddh International Circuit and put them through their paces. Here’s a list of the top 5 performers
  • Ford Mustang
  • Hyundai Elantra
  • BMW 750Li
  • Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
  • Toyota Innova Crysta
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza won the Car Of The Year award while the Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 won the Performance Car Of The Year.

NikilSJ

Moderator

Member: 02 Nov, 2015

Total Posts: 2343

  • 10 Jan 2017, 2:10 pm
Autoportal Best Car Awards 2017
  • Car Of The Year - Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
  • Best Design Of The Year - Hyundai Tucson
  • Best Value For Money - Renault Kwid AMT
  • Best Variant Of The Year - Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire AGS (AMT)
  • Best Premium SUV Of The Year - Hyundai Tucson
  • Best Performance Car Of The Year - Audi R8 V10 Plus
  • Best MPV Of The Year - Toyota Innova Crysta
  • Best Sedan Of The Year - Hyundai Elantra
  • Best Upgraded Car Of The Year - Honda Amaze
  • Best Manufacturer Of The Year - Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
  • Best SUV Of The Year - Ford Endeavour
  • Best Hatchback Of The Year - Tata Tiago
  • Best Driver’s Car Of The Year - Jaguar XE
  • Best Luxury Car Of The Year - Volvo S90
  • Best Technology Car Of The Year - Honda Accord Hybrid

Fourth Div