Shortlist announced for Car of the Year 2017: how would you vote?

Published: 19 December 2016

► Car of the Year 2017 shortlist
► Which of these seven will win?
Place your bets now!

The final shortlist for European Car of the Year 2017 has been announced - and the winner will be anointed from this lot.

Seven finalists have been named and jurors from across the continent’s major motoring publications - including CAR’s editor Phil McNamara and longstanding European editor Georg Kacher - will pick the overall favourite.

The seven shortlisted contenders for COTY 2017

In alphabetical order, the finalists are:

The winner will follow in the tyre tracks of the Vauxhall/Opel Astra, which scooped the 2016 gong.

The photo above (taken by Karsten Meyland Lemche, includes all the cars on the original long-list.

Which gets your vote for 2017? Be sure to tell us your predictions in the poll below…

By Tim Pollard

Editorial director of CAR's digital publishing arm. Motoring news magnet