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

Luxury SUV Of The Year 2012

Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI quattro S tronic (170bhp)

Audi downsizes the Q5 to give us a true competitor to the BMW X1.

Lexus RX 350 F Sport (A)

Lexusís RX crossover SUV gets an update and refresh to keep it ahead of the competition.

Land Rover Range Rover Sport 3.0D (A)

The Range Rover Sport gets minor updates and a new, more powerful diesel lump.

Land Rover Discovery 4 SDV6 3.0 (A)

Now that the government has turned diesel-friendly, drivers should brace themselves for more options like the Discovery 4.

Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 4Matic (A)

Mercedes-Benzís M-Class SUV enters its third incarnation.

Infiniti FX 5.0 (A)

Infiniti says that its distinctive looking FX is where SUV meets sports car.