2013 European Car of the Year winner is VW Golf 7 image

The “2013 European Car of the Year” winner has been recently announced in Geneva and it’s no surprise for anyone – Volkswagen Golf 7.

The most important award for car manufacturers on the Old Continent is the 2013 European Car of the Year and after debating many months which car should be the winner of this edition, the jury has voted. The is the brand new 2013 European Car of the Year winner. The model had to battle with the Ford B-MAX, the Hyundai i30, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the Peugeot 208, the Renault Clio, the Subaru BRZ / Toyota GT 86 and the Volvo V40.

The previous winner of the prestigious 2013 European Car of the Year award was the Opel / Vauxhall Ampera (Chevroelt Volt), which has managed to impress the jury despite some string competition from the new generation of the Ford Focus or the brand new Volkswagen Up! and its brothers from Seat and Skoda, the Mii and the Citigo. The new generation of the Volkswagen Golf, the MK7, has been officially unveiled just a few months ago and the model is already available for order across the Old Continent, where its sales are going incredibly well. The model is 4,255 mm long (+56 mm0, 2,637 mm wide (+59 mm), 1,452 mm tall (-28 mm) and the interior space for the front passengers has increased by 14 mm, while the rear legroom is plus 15 mm. The VW Golf 7 starts at approximately 17,000 EUR in Europe.