Most-read new car reviews – January 2019

Kia e-Niro, Most popular reviews January

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The surge of the electric Kia e-Niro to the top of January’s most popular review table, primarily reflects the power of What Car?’s Car of the Year Awards. However, it could also reflect the shape of things to come. The e-Niro and it’s Hyundai Kona Electric cousin are some of the first reasonably affordable electric cars. Both of which, can genuinely travel a generally acceptable distance between charges.

Henceforth, we can expect electric cars to regularly appear in this top 20. The Hyundai Ioniq, in 14th place, is also available as an electric car.

Still, older habits are strongly evident in the Volkswagen Golf’s position at number two. Which, is impressive given that the seventh-generation model is mere months away from retirement.

1.  Kia e-Niro
2.  Volkswagen Golf
3.  Volvo XC40
4.  Seat Arona
5.  Suzuki Vitara
6.  Toyota C-HR
7.  Skoda Karoq
8.  Seat Ateca
9.  Volkswagen T-Roc
10.  Nissan Qashqai
11.  Dacia Duster
12.  Mazda CX-5
13.  Hyundai Kona
14.  Hyundai Ioniq
15.  Volkswagen Tiguan
16.  Audi A3 Sportback
17.  Ford Focus
18.  Audi Q2
19.  Kia Sportage
20.  BMW X1

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