Opel Astra named 2016 European Car of the Year
The votes were cast by a combined jury of automotive journalists from across Europe who officially named the new Opel Astra their Car of the Year for 2016.
Opel Astra bagged 312 points to emerge a win over the Volvo XC90 with 294 points. Other nominated cars include Mazda MX-5 Miata with a total of 202 points ahead of Audi A4, Jaguar XE, Skoda Superb, and BMW 7 Series.
The award is handed out by a combined panel of 58 jurists representing Auto in Italy, Autocar in the UK,Autopista in Spain, Autovisie in the Netherlands, L'Automobile in France, Stern in Germany, and Vibilägare in Sweden.
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