New Zealand Car of the Year 2017

Who are our reigning champions?

In 2017, the Skoda Kodiaq took home the New Zealand Car of the Year award but the European manufacturer wasn't the night's only winner.  

The winners of the New Zealand Car of the Year awards provide Kiwis with a sample of vehicles that act as a great starting point for selection within individual buying categories (Best in Class) or based upon safety (Safest Car). 

All of 2017's New Zealand Car of the Year winners

Category Winner
Best in Class - Micro/Light Suzuki Swift
Best in Class - Small/Compact Car Holden Astra
Best in Class - Medium/Large Car Volkswagen Arteon
Best in Class - Luxury Car BMW 5-Series
Best in Class - Small SUV Toyota CH-R
Best in Class - Medium SUV ŠKODA Kodiaq
Best in Class - Large SUV Mazda CX-9
Best in Class - Luxury SUV Land Rover Discovery
Best in Class - Sports/Performance Mazda MX-5
Best in Class - Utility Ford Ranger
Best in Class - EV/Plug-in Hybrid Hyundai Ioniq
People's Choice 2017 Suzuki Swift
New Zealand Car of the Year 2017 ŠKODA Kodiaq
 Safest Car 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class