The 2018 Tow Car Of The Year Awards Results

We attend the Caravan and Motorhome Club 2018 Tow Car Of The Year Awards in London
We attend the Caravan and Motorhome Club 2018 Tow Car Of The Year Awards in London

Monday, 25, Sep 2017 04:15

By William Coleman

Last Friday the Caravan Times were invited to the Caravan and Motorhome Club 2018 Tow Car Of The Year Awards in London. We had a front row seats for all the results and winners. SKODA's Kodiaq SE L 2.0 TDI 4x4 DSG took the top award this year, and also scooped class and category wins in the 2018 award ceremony.

The annual event, now in its 35th year, was hosted at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall. A very impressive venue to say the least. The Caravan and Motorhome Club (CAMC) clearly spared no expense in presenting a fantastic afternoon for all the guests that attended. The drink was excellent and the three course meal was top notch.

These awards are so important to the industry and consumers. It is hard to find honest and relevant information when buying a vehicle that you know will be towing along your caravan. You cannot exactly tour around your local car dealers and ask to test the towing capability of their stock.

The Caravan and Motorhome Club have 350,000 member who have a lot of confidence in the information and opinion that CAMC provide. And the news and results that come from the show helps thousands of people make the right choice when purchasing their next tow car.

Here are this years winners;

Vehicles priced under £24,000. Class winner SsangYong Korando SE 4x4 MY17

Vehicles priced £24,000-£26,000. Class winner Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport SRi NAV 1.6 136PS Turbo D ecoTEC

Vehicles priced £26,000-£30,000. Class winner SKODA Octavia Estate Scout 2.0 TDI 150PS 4x4

Vehicles priced £30,000-£33,000. Class winner Volkswagen Golf Estate Alltrack 2.0TDI 4MOTION 184 DSG

Vehicles priced £33,000-£38,000. Class winner SKODA Kodiaq SE L 2.0 TDI 4x4 DSG 190PS;

Vehicles priced £38,000-£50,000. Class winner Volvo XC60 D4 Inscription

Vehicles priced over £50,000. Class winner Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Momentum; also voted category winner of All-Wheel Drive Over 1800kg

Pick-Up Category. Winner Volkswagen Amarok Highline 3.0 V6 TDI 4MOTION 224P

Overall Winner. SKODA Kodiaq SE L 2.0 TDI 4x4 DSG 190PS

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