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Continental Irish Car of the Year Awards


ICOTY 2024

As one of the world's leading safety experts, we have set ourselves a target.  To evolve from 'best in braking' to zero fatalities, zero injuries, and zero accidents. 

Our partnership with the Irish Car of the Year awards is part of that commitment to safety. By showcasing the best cars and vans, the awards help Irish motorists make informed decisions about which vehicles are best and safest for Irish driving conditions. Find out more: caroftheyear.ie

The Hyundai IONIQ 6 wins Irish Car of the Year 2024.

The Irish Car of the Year Category Winners:  

  • Irish Small / Compact Car of the Year: MG4 EV
  • Irish Small / Compact SUV of the Year: BYD Atto 3
  • Irish Medium SUV of the Year: Renault Austral
  • Irish Medium / Large Car of the Year: Hyundai IONIQ 6
  • Irish Large SUV / MPV of the Year: Nissan X-TRAIL
  • Irish Luxury Car of the Year: BMW i7 / 7 Series
  • Irish Performance Car of the Year: BMW M2
“The Hyundai IONIQ 6 is a really stylish car at the forefront of automotive design. I am sure that our Irish Car of the Year title will be a huge boost to the nameplate’s profile with Irish motorists who are considering making the move to electric.”
Tom Dennigan, Continental Tyres

The Ford Ranger Raptor has won the Irish Commercial SUV of the Year Award 2024 in association with Continental Tyres. In deciding on this category award winner, the MMAI Irish Van of the Year jury members took into account such attributes as load capacity, reliability, overall versatility, cost of ownership and driving comfort.