Fiat Punto370 points
Not even a hundred percent new VW Polo was an obstacle in the winning trajectory of Fiat Punto. The Italian manufacturer succeeded in offering a very stylish packaging in an small car. Ample room and big trunk contributed to a commercial success that would eventually put Punto in top of European sales for some time. For specialists appreciating energy conservation, such a compact, lightweight car with low fuel consumption was a good alternative to bigger vehicles. Prices were just irresistible.