Ford Awards in 2017

Award Winning Product Range available from Birchwood Ford

WhatCar? Awards & Others

Ford showed yet again why it is a top winner in so many categories with the Ford Fiesta and the Ford Galaxy, read below for the 2017 awards.

​Best Hot Hatch

The Ford Fiesta ST​-2 has been crowned the winner of the WhatCar? Car of the year as Best Hot Hatch. The Fiesta ST has great performance and is still affordable proving it to be the perfect all-rounder. The ST is also practical and reliable which has helped the Fiesta to be one of the UK's Best-selling cars. What cat have said this about the Fiesta ST "No hot hatch can make you grin quite like a Fiesta ST. The tempting price and everyday usability are the icing on the cake.”

Best Supermini and Used Mid-Sized Car of the Year

The Ford Fiesta has been awarded with the Best Supermini award by Carbuyer​ Magazine. The said "It has lost none of its predecessors sparkle on winding backroads, but thanks to it being slightly larger , manages to feel more grown-up on motorways". The passengers in the back have increased room due to the extra space and that paired with the dashboard re-design with an infotainment touchscreen on all cars above entry level makes it yet again a top winner in many categories. The Ford Fiesta was also crowned winner of the Used Mid-Sized Car of the Year in the Car Dealer Magazine awards sponsored by Auto Trader.

Rally Car of the Year

The Ford Fiesta M-Sport has smashed expectations with winning the first manufacturers crown of the World ​Rally Championship's new rules era. The awards was presented by double WRC champion Marcus Gronholm, who had been M-Sport's lead driver when it took Ford to the Manufacturers honours in 2006 and 2007. the Fiesta defeated many rivals in the category.

Best MPV over £26,000​

WhatCar? have given the award over best MPV over £26,000. The Ford​ Galaxy is a extremely popular car with Taxi Firms all thanks to its spacious interior and flexible seating, regardless of where you are sitting there is generous leg room and when the seats are folded down the already large boot provides even more space. The driving experience has not been compromised for its size, It still boasts Ford's brilliant handling and drive.