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AA Car Awards

2023 Award Winners

AA Ireland Car Awards jury is made up of Ireland’s foremost car writers and critics:

  • Dave Humphreys ​​(
  • David O’Caoimh ​​(
  • Declan Colley ​​(The Irish Examiner)
  • John Mitchell ​​(The Irish Daily Star)
  • Mark Noble ​​​(Nobby On Cars)
  • Neil Briscoe ​​​(The Irish Times)
  • Philip Hedderman ​​(The Herald)
  • Donal Byrne ​​​(
  • Shane O’Donoghue​​(The Business Post)

Main category winners can come from any new car on sale, regardless of when it was released, to give consumers a good view of what the jury views as the best cars on sale in their categories, with the overall winner coming from cars released leading up to the start of the 2023 car market (October 2022 to October 2023).

The AA Ireland Car Awards will take place on October 6th, so be sure to keep an eye on our blog, twitter & instagram profiles for the announcements.

The 2nd AA Ireland Car Awards took place on October 6th 2023. AA Ireland Car Awards bring together Ireland’s foremost motoring journalists from a range of nationally recognised media outlets across print, web and video, to help consumers choose the best new cars.

AA Ireland invited the best motoring journalists in Ireland, from the top-selling and most respected media outlets, to vote for what will be, in their view, Ireland’s best cars across a variety of categories, including three electric vehicle categories.

AA Car Awards 2022 Winners

Overall Winner : Dacia Jogger

Best Luxury EV: Mercedes-Benz EQS

Best Family EV: Skoda Enyaq

Best Value EV: MG 5 EV

Best Large Executive: BMW 5-Series

Best Compact Executive: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Best Performance Car: BMW M3

Best Large Crossover : Skoda Kodiaq

Best Medium Crossover: Kia Sportage

Best Small Crossover: Toyota Yaris Cross

Best Large Family Car: Skoda Superb

Best Family Hatchback: Peugeot 308

Best Supermini: Skoda Fabia

Best City Car: Fiat 500 / Fiat 500e

Dacia Jogger

Best Overall Car – AA Car Awards 2022

MG 5

Best Value EV – AA Car Awards 2022


Best Performance Car – AA Car Awards 2022

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