The seven finalists for Car of the Year have been announced. Competing for the coveted award are the Citroën C3 Picasso, Mercedes-Benz E-class, Vauxhall Astra, Peugeot 3008, Skoda Yeti, Toyota iQ and Volkswagen Polo.
From 22 countries across Europe 58 jurors, including Autocar’s Steve Cropley, will decide which car will take the title.
The winner will be announced on Monday 30 November after another round of voting that closes on Friday 27 November.
In one of the closest contests yet, the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia was named Car of the Year 2009 with 321 points against 320 for the Ford Fiesta. The Volkswagen Golf took third place with 223 points.