This year we have 57 cars vying for top honours in 13 different categories and a special bonus category.
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.


Diesel Car Of The Year 2012

Jaguar XF 2.2L Diesel Premium Luxury

The updated Jaguar XF range features a new entry-level diesel model.

Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI quattro Tip (A)

Audiís flagship limo gets a diesel under the hood

Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI (A)

The recent announcement of impending cuts for the diesel passenger car tax next year has allowed diesel models to compete on a more level playing field in the car market.

Porsche Panamera Diesel

Like Jaguar, Porsche has made their sedan much more efficient with the twin turbo V6 under the bonnet.