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 GiuliaKia PicantoSEAT Leon
Alfa Romeo Giulia QFKia RioSkoda Citigo
Alfa Romeo StelvioKia StonicSkoda Kodiaq
Audi A5Land Rover DiscoverySkoda Octavia
Audi A8Mazda CX-5Skoda Rapid
Audi Q2Mini CountrymanSuzuki Ignis
Audi Q5Mercedes GLASuzuki Swift
Audi RS5 CoupeMercedes S-ClassTesla Model S
BMW 5 SeriesNissan MicraTesla Model X
BMW 530eNissan QashqaiToyota CH-R
Citroen C3Opel Crossland XToyota Prius PHEV
Fiat 124 SpiderOpel InsigniaToyota Yaris
Fiat TipoPeugeot 3008Volkswagen Arteon
Ford FiestaPeugeot 5008Volkswagen E-Golf
Ford Ka+Porsche 718Volkswagen Golf
Honda CivicRange Rover VelarVolkswagen Golf R
Honda Civic Type RRenault KoleosVolkswagen UP
Hyundai i10Renault ScenicVolvo XC60
Hyundai i30Renault Zoe
Hyundai IoniqSEAT Ibiza