C4 Picasso is the Continental Irish Car of the Year 2014!

Citroen C4 Picasso is 2014 Irish Car of the Year

Citroen C4 Picasso is 2014 Irish Car of the Year

The Citroen C4 Picasso has been announced as the Continental Irish Car of the Year 2014.

The Citroen C4 Picasso received 377 votes from the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA) jurors, ahead of the VW Golf (364 votes) and the Mazda6 (327 votes). It is the third time that Citroen has taken the overall Continental Irish Car of the Year title, after the Citroen Xsara (1998) and the Citroen C5 (2009).

Members of the IMWA awarded their votes on the basis of key criteria including safety, equipment level, fuel economy, comfort, practicality, ride and road-holding.

The trophy was presented to Frederic Soulier, Managing Director of Citroen Ireland, by Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres Ireland, who commented: “The Citroen C4 Picasso is an outstanding car and a worthy winner of our main award. It combines excellent driving qualities with a range of truly impressive technologies, and is a credit to everyone connected with Citroen.”

In addition to the overall award, five other category winners were also announced:

 

Continental Irish Small Car of the Year                             Peugeot 2008

Continental Irish Compact Family Car of the Year           Citroen C4 Picasso

Continental Irish Family Car of the Year                           Mazda6

Continental Irish Executive / Luxury Car of the Year     Range Rover

Continental Irish Performance Car of the Year               Volkswagen Golf GTI

 

Geraldine Herbert

21st November, 2014

 

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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