13 December 2023
This Is Your 2024 AutoApp Car Of The Year

So many great winners, so many choices. But, only one can emerge victorious in this hotly contested arena and be crowned the 2024 AutoApp Car Of The Year.

It all comes down to this. If you were following our AutoApp Car Of The Year series till now, or have just tuned in, this is the article to read.

23 Round 1 winners, which then narrowed down to 11 Round 2 winners. Battles were fought hard across all categories, and now these 11 winners will fight their last but arguably hardest fight yet – for all the glory and the crown to AutoApp Car Of The Year 2024.

But how did you guys pick a winner?

Good question. All 11 cars deserve to be on the top spot, so the team had a very challenging time trying to decide on the eventual winner.

Like the Editors’ Choice, we felt that the best way to single out a winner would be to shortlist four of the best cars first. These cars were cherry-picked by each of us, and represented our opinions on which car could make it into the winners’ circle. After which, a second round of voting commenced, and the eventual winner was chosen from this elusive pool.

Enough said, let’s crack on with our winners, shall we?

So which cars were shortlisted?

Hyundai Ioniq 5 – Winner Of Editors’ Choice

It isn’t hard to see why the Hyundai Ioniq 5 made it here. The folks from South Korea have really knocked this one out of the park, and you just love it the minute you get into it. Plus, Singapore received a special Cat A variant too, which is a huge plus point in our ever-expensive cityscape.

Porsche 911 – Winner Of Overall Best Sports Car

I mean, why wouldn’t the Porsche 911 make it to this list? Spend the best bit of 70-odd years perfecting a rear-engine, rear-drive sports car format that shouldn’t work as well as it does, and out comes out a true masterpiece. That’s the 911 for you.

Revered by automotive enthusiasts, the 911 has carved out an unrivalled position at the very pinnacle of its class, captivating generation after generation with its unique blend of performance, style, and innovation.

BMW X1 sDrive16i – Winner Of Overall Best Category A Car

Another Cat A winner in our midst, and one that is definitely well deserved – the BMW X1. SUVs. Love or hate them, they’re here to stay, and it seems the general public can’t get enough of them. A tall stature, good boot space, room for 5 to fit comfortably, and it’s off to the races.

BMW has a proven track record of great SUVs, or SAVs as they’re more affectionately coined. The German marque is no stranger to the crossover platform, and it has since released this masterpiece.

The BMW X1 was never designed to be that overly athletic person at the gym, nor does it try to pose as one. Its ease-of-use and can-do spirit are what most people need in a city-oriented SUV, and the X1 delivers that experience to a tee.

Nissan X-Trail e-POWER – Winner Of Overall Best SUV

Ever the popular bodystyle, the Nissan X-Trail e-POWER takes the Japanese marque to a new high, exemplifying how internal combustion still has a place in today’s electric climate. It’s no wonder it crushed its way to the very top, and now sits as part of our top 4 contenders.

The SUV segment is as crowded as they come, and the X-Trail elevates your perception of what an SUV can be, showing its competitors how it’s done. 

So which car emerged victorious?

These four are all competent in their own right, and it’s extremely compelling how these four have ended up in the same boxing ring. But, we are here to crown a winner, aren’t we?

AutoApp Car Of The Year
BMW X1 sDrive16i

VehiclePoints Tally
BMW X1 sDrive16i6
Hyundai Ioniq 54
Nissan X-Trail e-POWER4
Porsche 9112

And with that, the BMW X1 has been crowned victorious! It was a really tough fight, but the BMW X1 just had the perfect balance of practicality, tech gizmos, space, and looks to make it a true standout. Oh, and it does all of that while still being a Cat A runner. Simply marvellous.

BMW really hit a home run with this, and we couldn’t agree more. And we are confident most of you guys out there will feel the same. If you are looking for a car that can do it all, look no further.

And on that bombshell, we are delighted to announce that the 2024 AutoApp Car Of The Year awards have come to an end. Thank you for sticking around with us, and congratulations to the BMW X1 for winning AutoApp Car of the Year 2024!

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