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

Hybrid Car Of The Year 2012

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid 3.0 V6 (A)

Volkswagen finally introduces its first hybrid model in the form of the big Touareg Hybrid.

Honda Civic 1.5 Hybrid i-VTEC (A)

Honda has played it safe and conservative with the new Civic.

Infiniti M 3.5 Hybrid Premium (A)

Infiniti joins the hybrid bandwagon with its M35h executive saloon.

Lexus GS Hybrid Luxury (A)

Lexus gives the impressive new GS the hybrid treatment.

BMW 5 Series Sedan ActiveHybrid 5 (A)

BMW joins the hybrid executive saloon bandwagon with the ActiveHybrid 5.

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5 (A)

The perennial large saloon favourite enters its seventh incarnation.