Volvo XC40 - Irish Car of The Year 2019
The Irish Car of the Year Awards took place on November 8th 2018, at the Gibson Hotel in Dublin.
Motoring journalists from print, online and broadcasting hosted a gala black-tie event attended by Ireland’s leading car brands, importers, distributors and other motoring dignitaries.
Volvo took the top award with the XC40 model which was also named as Irish Compact Crossover of the Year category winner.
ICOTY Committee member Bob Flavin said: “Congratulations to the Volvo XC40 for winning through from a field of some 48 new models launched this year on the Irish market.”
ICOTY Committee member Mark Gallivan said: “What a wonderful array of cars we had in this year’s competition, it was a very tight race and the XC40 is a very worthy winner.”
Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres said about the awards: “The choices of the Irish Car of the Year jury provide a great helping hand to Irish consumers in navigating their way through the bewildering array of high tech vehicles that are launched in Ireland each year and in this regard, Continental is delighted to be associated with the Irish Car of the Year awards.”