COTY
This year we have 57 cars vying for top honours in 13 different categories and a special bonus category.
THE CARS
Having driven numerous cars in our road tests this year, our editorial team has their work cut out to pick the best of each category.

THE NOMINEES

Large Executive Sedan Of The Year 2012

Ford Mondeo 2.0 Turbo Ecoboost Titanium 4dr (A)

The Ford Mondeo in the pictures here might look like a ‘normal’ saloon car but under its bonnet is a turbocharged motor with a mind-blowing 240bhp.

Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI (DSG)

Volkswagen has achieved a masterstroke with the introduction of a new entry-level 1.4 TSI Passat variant

Toyota Camry 2.5 (A)

The Camry, now powered by 2.5-litre powerplant. Is it a step up above the previous 2.0-litre?

BMW 3 Series Sedan 328i Luxury (A)

In mid-range 328i form, the 3 Series offers a superb blend of performance and affordability