cap hpi Announces Winners of the 2024 Used Car of the Year Awards

Automotive data specialist cap hpi has unveiled the winners of its prestigious 2024 Used Car of the Year Awards. These awards, recognized industry-wide, follow an exhaustive data-driven evaluation process that considered a multitude of factors, from residual value performance to new car registration statistics.

Emerging as the overall victor, the Toyota Aygo was lauded by cap hpi’s expert panel of automotive analysts. This chic city car not only clinched the top spot as Used Car of the Year but also secured the title of City Car of the Year. The judges praised the Aygo for its exceptional economy and low running costs, making it a standout choice in the competitive urban vehicle market.

Tesla’s Model 3 earned the accolade of Battery Electric Car of the Year, reinforcing its status as a leader in electric mobility. In the ever-popular SUV segment, the Dacia Duster, Kia Sportage, and Volvo XC90 were recognized as the top performers in the small, medium, and large SUV categories, respectively.

Derren Martin, Director of Valuations at cap hpi, remarked on the significance of this year’s awards: “It has proven to be a vintage year for the cap hpi Used Car Awards. The awards were informed by an extensive review of the data to select the best car in each category and an overall winner. We are pleased to announce the winners from our partners across the industry.”

The comprehensive list of category winners is as follows:

Overall Used Car of the Year: Toyota Aygo

City Car of the Year: Toyota Aygo

Supermini of the Year: Dacia Sandero

Lower Medium Car of the Year: Vauxhall Astra

Upper Medium Car of the Year: BMW 3 Series

Executive Car of the Year: BMW 8 Series

MPV of the Year: Dacia Jogger

Small SUV of the Year: Dacia Duster

Medium SUV of the Year: Kia Sportage

Large SUV of the Year: Volvo XC90

Battery Electric Car of the Year: Tesla Model 3

Small Van of the Year: Volkswagen Caddy

Medium Van of the Year: Ford Transit Custom

Large Van of the Year: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mark Turnbull, Director of OEM and Consulting at cap hpi, reflected on the results, stating: “The automotive industry continues to raise the bar in terms of innovation and quality. The strength of the models in this year’s judging is a testament to the health of the sector.”

These accolades underscore cap hpi’s commitment to recognizing excellence and innovation in the automotive industry, providing valuable insights for consumers and industry professionals alike.