Last week Auto Express held it's annual New Car Awards in which two of our manufacturers scooped awards, Volkswagen and Peugeot.

Compact Family Car of the Year 2017 was awarded to the ever-popular Golf. The Golf has always been commended for its quality but the tweaks introduced for the Mk7.5 model, including upgraded engines, a new infotainments system and revised trim levels all contributed to the Golf’s success.

City Car of the Year 2017 was awarded to the Volkswagen Up! The Up! is already one of the best city cars around and it has continued to improve thanks to the new engines and facelift.

Van of the Year 2017 was awarded to the Volkswagen Crafter, know for being practical, economical and innovative.

Mid-Size SUV of the Year 2017 was awarded to the Peugeot 3008, the modern design of the 3008 and it's high-tech deigital i-Cockpit cabin meant it scored highly with the judges.