OzRoamer Car of the Year awards for 2019

OzRoamer 4WD and AWD SUV COTY Awards announced

2019 OzRoamer cover crop 1Industry’s Most Comprehensive 4WD and AWD SUV Awards, OzRoamer’s Car of the Year, Announced.

OzRoamer’s annual Car of the Year awards, widely regarded as the industry’s most comprehensive review of the 4WD and AWD SUV’s in the Australian market, have been announced.

Covering over fifty five vehicles in eleven categories, price ranges of sub-$40,000 to in excess of $100,000 and nearly every manufacturer, the awards are known for being specifically aimed at helping consumers make educated buying decisions.

Editor in Chief, Rob Fraser, explains: “By breaking down the categories into those that best represent consumers buying decisions and parameters, the awards enable consumers to see what is best in class in their chosen segment.

“All the vehicles nominated in these awards are strong contenders and hold individual merit, however the winners highlight class-leading attributes and those that offer the coveted combination of outstanding design, functionality, performance and value for money.

With SUV’s accounting for over 45% of the new vehicle market last year, a considered awards process to help consumers navigate the market has never been more pertinent.”

Now in its ninth year, the awards continue to receive recognition from within the industry, individual consumers and motoring organisations.

For an in-depth review of the winners and nominated vehicles in each category, visit:

2019 OzRoamer COTY Awards

2019 OzRoamer 4WD & AWD SUV COTY Awards

OzRoamer 4WD and AWD SUV Award Winners

SUV under $40,000 Award

  • Subaru XV 2.0i-S CVT AWD

AWD SUV $40,000 – $50,000 Award

  • Subaru Forester 2.5i-S CVT AWD

AWD SUV $50,000 – $75,000 Award

  • Audi Q5 45 TFSI Sport Quattro

AWD SUV $75,000 – $100,000 Award

  • VW Touareg Launch Edition

7 Seat AWD SUV $50,000 – $70,000 Award

  • Kia Sorento GT Line

4WD $40,000 – $60,000 Award

  • SsangYong Rexton Ultimate 4×4

4WD $60,000 – $80,000 Award

  • Toyota LandCruiser Prado GXL Auto

4WD $80,000 – $100,000 Award

  • Land Rover Discovery SD6 SE

Prestige SUV over $100,000 Award

  • Jaguar F-Pace 35t S AWD

Prestige Sports SUV Award

  • Audi SQ7 Black v8 TDi

Dual Cab Ute Award

  • Nissan Navara N-TREK Warrior

For further information, contact:

Rob Fraser
Editor in Chief
OzRoamer
M: 0434 566 999
E: rob@ozroamer.com.au

About Rob Fraser 947 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.

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