AA Driven NZ Car of the Year

AA Motoring and Driven are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year awards. Discover the best cars available in the new car market. 

AA Driven NZ Car of the Year 2018 finalists

Top 10

Find out which cars were shortlisted for this year's coveted title

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AA Driven NZ Car of the Year 2018 People's Choice

People's Choice

Voting for People's Choice 2018 is now closed.

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2018 winners

The full list of winners from this year's awards

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AA Driven NZ Car of the Year Top 10

Industry experts from AA Motoring and Driven present their top ten finalists for AA Driven New Zealand Car of the Year 2018.

Mazda CX-8
"The Mazda CX-8 offers the versatility of a 7-seat SUV, with more streamlined dimensions that won’t ..."
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Hyundai Kona
"The Kona was designed with independence and fun in mind. It’s confident, vibrant, sporty and full of personality."
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Hyundai i30 N
"The i30 N sets a new benchmark in the ‘hot-hatch’ category given the level of specification, performance, and..."
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Holden Commodore
"The fifth generation Commodore sets a new level for world-class motoring with major enhancements in ..."
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Volvo XC40
"The XC40 sets a new standard in its class in terms of design, safety, connectivity and ingenious storage."
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class
"With two 10.25” digital screens and the revolutionary MBUX “Hey Mercedes” system, the new A-Class is a true technology leader."
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Suzuki Swift Sport
"The all new Swift Sport will rock your world serving up exhilarating turbo performance, cutting edge technology, and fearless design."
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Kia Stinger
"Designed in Europe, honed on the famed Nurburgring racetrack, Stinger embodies the power, performance and handling of..."
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Subaru Forester
"Good old-fashioned fun just got more advanced with the 2019 Subaru Forester SUV. This fifth-generation..."
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Hyundai Santa Fe
"The all-new Santa Fe has the most advanced safety and technology features amongst its competitors, including..."
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