Cars of the Year from

The online review and advice site, has named its cars of the year for 2022.  And what a range of superb, accessible and worthy winners they are.

Firstly, let’s just say that Carbuyer have named their overall Car of the Year as the Hyundai Tucson.  How did they reach this conclusion?  They say that there have been months of appraisals and scoring by a dedicated team of experts assessing what they consider ‘the most important cars on sale in the UK’.  Each car was judged on its performance in specific areas.

Shall we just cut to the chase and give you the list, without all that ‘in third place…in second place…’ malarky?  Here we go.

Best small car: Renault Clio

Best Small Family Car: Renault Captur

Best Family Car: Hyundai Tucson

Best Large Family Car: Kia Sorento

Best Estate Car: Skoda Octavia Estate

Best Company Car: Hyundai IONIQ 5

Best Small Company Car: Volkswagen ID.3

Best Large Company Car: Porsche Taycan

Best Sports Car: BMW 4 Series

Best Convertible: MINI Convertible

Best Hot Hatchback: Hyundai i20 N

Best Hot SUV: Cupra Formentor

Best Small Electric Car: Renault ZOE

Best Family Electric Car: Hyundai IONIQ 5

Best Large Electric Car: Jaguar I-Pace

Best Hybrid: Hyundai Tucson

Best Plug-in Hybrid: Mercedes A 250 e

Best Large Plug-in Hybrid: BMW X5 xDrive45e