teams up with in the New Car Awards 2021

Last updated by on August 26th, 2021

  • Shortlist of winners announced today
  • sponsors awards in four important categories
  • Winners to be announced on 26 October 2020

We have partnered with Parkers, the definitive resource for car buyers in the UK, to bring you four important shortlists for the prestigious Parkers New Car Awards 2021. The awards shortlists have been announced today (9 October) with the important categories of Best car for thrill-seekers, Best off-roader, Best new-car finance and Van of The Year all brought to you by

Now in its fourth year, the Parkers New Car Awards 2021 reflect the views of Britain’s car-buying public, with winners decided by a combination of the site’s expert reviewers’ verdicts in thousands of miles of road testing and the purchasing habits of the website’s 2.3+ million users* actively involved in the buying process. The awards cement Parker’s position as a trusted resource for car buyers in the UK by showcasing the very best cars and vans you can buy today.

The shortlisted entries in the categories supported by us are:

Best cars for thrill-seekers

Ford Fiesta ST Great to drive, well priced and fabulous fun – still our favourite hot hatch

Lotus Evora 410 The best Lotus yet with amazing steering, handling and performance

Porsche Cayman GTS A masterpiece from Porsche, offering a thrilling drive and scintillating soundtrack

Best off-roaders

Dacia Duster Low cost doesn’t mean cheap – the Duster does everything brilliantly

Jeep Wrangler Original icon is still great – with modern tech and great off-road capability

Land Rover Defender This one’s been completely reinvented for the 2020s, and it’s brilliant

Best new-car finance

Renault Some great-value finance packages on already well-priced cars

Vauxhall Lots of zero-percent deals combined with ongoing special offers

Volvo Innovative finance packages as well as a new subscription service

Van of the Year

The winner of this award will be revealed on the day.

“It’s great to be working with again and come up with a shortlist of particularly exciting cars and makers. We’ve combined what we know about our users with more than 100 years of car reviewing expertise on our team to bring this fabulous line-up.” 

Keith Adams, Editor

Your chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher

In addition, you can get involved by sharing what your favourite cars are on the shortlists for a chance to win a £50 Amazon gift voucher – there are five up for grabs. Find out more and enter at

The winners of the Parkers New Car Awards 2021 and the Parkers New Car of The Year will be announced on 26 October. You can see all the shortlisted vehicles in all categories from today on the Parkers website:


Join the conversation on social, search #ParkersAwards2021.

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