Ford has swept the board at the annual What Car? awards, triumphing in four categories, including Car of The Year.
The Ford Fiesta was named Car of The Year for the second time, having won the award in 1989. It also scooped the award for best supermini for the 1.25i Zetec model, and the 2.0-litre TDCi Zetec-engined Mondeo won best family car and best estate car.
Last year’s Car of the Year, the Jaguar XF, was named best executive car for the second year running, and Mini retained its title as the best hot hatch, securing the award for the third successive time.
What Car? Awards Winners 2009 Car of The Year - Ford Fiesta 1.25i 82 Zetec 5drSupermini - Ford Fiesta 1.25i 82 Zetec 5dr Small Family Car - Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 122 SE 5 dr Family Car - Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCi Zetec 5 dr Estate Car - Ford Mondeo Estate 2.0 TDCi Zetec SUV - Volvo XC60 2.4 D SE Hot Hatch - Mini Cooper S Coupé - Audi TT 2.0 TFSI Open-Top - Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI Sport Performance Car - Nissan GT-R MPV - Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 1.6 HDI SX EGS Compact Executive - BMW 320d ES Executive Car - Jaguar XF 2.7 V6 Diesel Luxury Luxury Car - Mercedes S320 CDI Safety Award - Euro NCAPSecurity Award - Audi