Car of the Year logoThe seven finalists for the 2015 Car of the Year Award have been revealed in the latest round of judging for the European prize.

From a longlist of 31 new cars, 58 judges have narrowed it down to what they think are the seven strongest new cars launched in the past year:

  1. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
  2. Citroen C4 Cactus
  3. Ford Mondeo
  4. Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  5. Nissan Qashqai
  6. Renault Twingo
  7. Volkswagen Passat

Further rounds of judging will now commence ahead of the big reveal on the eve of the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March.

Last year, the Peugeot 308 was a surprise victor, beating the BMW i3 and Tesla Model S by a huge margin. But which do you think will triumph this year?

Well, let’s see if we can predict the victor: vote below for the model you’re tipping for 2015 Car of the Year success and we’ll come back in March to see how close we were…

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