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Friday, January 13, 2017 5:47
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You have won! You have picked the people’s choice of cars and bikes launched in 2016. 2016 People’s choice award is very special, the rush of people to vote for their favorite car and bike to win the coveted award is nothing short of historic. The 3rd edition of Vicky people’s choice awards received a massive response with 6,43,209 votes. You made the people’s choice award stand tall among all the car and bike awards.

Following the last year footpath, this year too People have chosen a hatchback as the winner of the ultimate award. You guessed (voted) it right. – Tata Tiago walks away with the top honour. Tata Tiago secured 27% of votes compared to its nearest runner Toyota Innova Crysta.

Tata on Tiago winning the “Car Of The Year

Mr. Vivek Srivatsa, Head of Marketing – Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “We are delighted with Tiago’s Fantastico Journey so far and are happy to have won the Car of the Year award. We would like to thank all our customers who have voted for the Tiago. It is a very proud moment for us because with the TIAGO, we have set a new benchmark in the hatchback segment..

In the Premium SUV segment, Ford Endeavour has been awarded as the Premium SUV Of The Year holding 28% votes compared to its nearest runner Toyota Fortuner.

Ford on Endeavour winning the “Premium SUV Of The Year

Ford Endeavour is the new benchmark for premium SUVs. It has swept all automotive awards till date, thanks to it’s versatile on-road and class-leading off-road capabilities. The recognition by is another feather in that cap as it reflects on Endeavour’s acceptance among consumers and automotive experts alike. We would like to thank all those who voted for Ford Endeavour as well as for setting up an open and transparent forum to reward the best of automobiles in 2017”, said Mr. Rahul Gautam, VP, Marketing, Ford India

Likewise in the two wheeler segment, undoubtedly Bajaj V race past the mighty TVS Apache RTR 200 by a huge margin with V bagging 33% votes registered in its category.

Here are winners list

Car of the year Tata Tiago
Sedan of the year Volkswagen Ameo
SUV of the year Maruti Vitara Brezza
Premium SUV of the year Ford Endeavour
Premium car of the year BMW X1
Bike of the year Bajaj V
Scooter of the year Honda Navi
Hatchback of the year Datsun redi-GO

About People’s Choice Awards People’s Choice Awards – into its 3rd edition is considered as the most coveted award in the automotive industry. True to its name, its the only award where all the winners are chosen by end customers through a transparent online voting process. The awards have also been trendsetters, with many categories like a special set of awards “green vehicle of the year” and “best diesel car of the year”. Largely appreciated by the industry captains and the customers – the most credible people’s choice awards stand tall among all the car and bike awards with the highest number of votes (6,43,209) registered for the 2016 edition. Visit Highlights of Earlier Editions

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