Shortlisted Contenders for Fleet Car Awards 2016 Unveiled


Fleet Car Magazine, in association with, has announced a shortlist of contenders for the 2016 Fleet Car Awards which take place at Clontarf Castle, Dublin, on Friday 6 May 2016.


Forty one different models from fifteen manufacturers feature on the shortlist across the nine categories. Audi and BMW lead the way with five nominations apiece, while Toyota have four, and Jaguar Land-Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo each have three.

Of the nine awards to be presented, a new category for 2016 is Crossover Premium. It is offered alongside the existing Crossover category, reflecting the increasingly broad selection of vehicles being offered in this class. Also returning this year is the Luxury category which incorporates high-end SUVs as well as range topping saloon models.

The next stage for the judging panel, comprising experts with various fields of the motor industry and fleet sectors, is to test-drive the short-listed contenders before casting votes to determine category winners.

A forum entitled ‘Driving Efficiency and Safety in the Fleet Car Sector‘ and featuring speakers covering topics of interest to the fleet and automotive sector, will precede the presentation of the nine awards at the luncheon event at Clontarf Castle on 6 May. For further details and to confirm your place at the awards, please contact the Fleet Car organising team on 094 937 2819 or email Fleet Car Awards 2016 – Shortlisted Contenders



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  • Ford Focus
  • Mazda3
  • Opel Astra
  • Seat Leon
  • Skoda Octavia
  • Toyota Auris / Corolla


C-Segment Premium

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  • Audi A3
  • BMW 2-Series
  • Mercedes-Benz CLA
  • Volvo V40



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  • Honda HR-V
  • Hyundai Tucson
  • Mazda CX-3
  • Nissan Qashqai
  • Renault Kadjar
  • Toyota RAV-4


Crossover Premium

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  • Audi Q3
  • Land-Rover Discovery Sport
  • Volvo XC60



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  • Ford Mondeo
  • Hyundai i40
  • Mazda6
  • Opel Insignia
  • Skoda Superb
  • Toyota Avensis


D-Segment Premium

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  • Audi A4
  • BMW 3 Series
  • Jaguar XE
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class



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  • Audi A6
  • BMW 5-Series
  • Jaguar XF
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class



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  • Audi A8
  • BMW 7-Series
  • Volvo XC90


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  • BMW i3
  • Lexus IS 300h
  • Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Toyota Prius