Build-Up To Irish Car Of The Year 2018 Begins

58 cars eligible for this year's title

Irish Car of the Year 2018
Tom Dennigan, Continental Tyres, and Michael Sheridan and David Walshe, Irish Car of The Year Committee, getting this year's competition off to a comical start

Irish Car of the Year 2018, in association with Continental Tyres, will take place on November 9th at a gala event in The Gibson Hotel, Dublin.

58 cars will compete in this year’s competition, in individual categories and for the overall title of Irish Car of the Year 2018.

Over 30 jurors from across online, broadcast and print media, including this writer, are eligible to vote in this year’s competition.

In October, jurors will have the opportunity to drive all eligible cars again at a number of Refresher Days before voting begins.

Irish Car of the Year 2018

Candidates for the Irish Car of the Year 2018 awards are as follows:

Alfa Romeo Giulia Kia Picanto SEAT Leon
Alfa Romeo Giulia QF Kia Rio Skoda Citigo
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Kia Stonic Skoda Kodiaq
Audi A5 Land Rover Discovery Skoda Octavia
Audi A8 Mazda CX-5 Skoda Rapid
Audi Q2 Mini Countryman Suzuki Ignis
Audi Q5 Mercedes GLA Suzuki Swift
Audi RS5 Coupe Mercedes S-Class Tesla Model S
BMW 5 Series Nissan Micra Tesla Model X
BMW 530e Nissan Qashqai Toyota CH-R
Citroen C3 Opel Crossland X Toyota Prius PHEV
Fiat 124 Spider Opel Insignia Toyota Yaris
Fiat Tipo Peugeot 3008 Volkswagen Arteon
Ford Fiesta Peugeot 5008 Volkswagen E-Golf
Ford Ka+ Porsche 718 Volkswagen Golf
Honda Civic Range Rover Velar Volkswagen Golf R
Honda Civic Type R Renault Koleos Volkswagen UP
Hyundai i10 Renault Scenic Volvo XC60
Hyundai i30 Renault Zoe
Hyundai Ioniq SEAT Ibiza