The new Renault Scenic has been proclaimed the Car of the Year 2024 in a ceremony that has taken place in Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS). The Renault Scenic E-Tech has achieved first place thanks to 329 votes obtained. For 22 Jurors, this SUV has been chosen as the best of the seven finalists. This is the seventh time that Renault wins the Car of the Year trophy which celebrates its 61st edition.
The BMW 5-Series, second, has been close to Renault Scenic, with a total of 308 votes and 19 best votes, followed by the new Peugeot 3008, third, with 197 and 3 best votes. The rest of the finalist for the award were Kia EV9 (190 points), Volvo EX30 (168), BYD Seal (131) and Toyota C-HR (127). This edition, four of the seven finalist models were completely electric, including the winner and the other three had completely electric and/or plug-in versions.
On this occasion, the Car of the Year ceremony has returned to the GIMS after being held at the Brussels International Motor Show in 2023. Car of the Year ceremony has been the fist event of Geneva International Motor Show.
The Jury for the Car of the Year 2024 has been made up of 58 members, representing 22 countries, with the objective of finding the best new car on sale.