The 50 Awards BMW Models Won in 2019

As we reach the end of the year, expositions are expected from everyone. BMW is no exception and the Germans collected a list of their accomplishments over the course of 2019 which was filled with awards for a wide range of their cars. The BMW Group won over 50 awards in 2019, for a selection of topics, from the best connected car to the best design and the best engine.

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The vehicle with the most successes was the BMW 3 Series. In Germany, the new sedan won the “Auto Trophy” in the “Middle Class” category awarded by the “Auto Zeitung” and the “Design Trophy.” The new BMW 3 Series was also admired with the “autonis” trophy issued by the car magazine “auto, motor und sport” as the “best design innovation of the year”. Its inner values were equally awarded: the new BMW 3 Series won the “best networked car of the year” award in the top category of the “Car Connectivity Award”, also presented by “auto, motor und sport”.


The new BMW 3 Series steered to two class wins in the readers’ choice of the magazine “sport auto”, the sedan and Touring models maintaining the “sportiest cars of the year” award. In Great Britain, the specialist magazines “What Car?” and “Auto Express” unanimously named the new BMW 3 Series “Executive Car of the Year” and “Compact Executive Car of the Year”. The “Carbuyer” magazine granted it the title of “Best Compact Executive Car” and “Business Car” titled it the “Best Premium Car”.


On-board tech was renowned by various awards won globally. The ground-breaking language assistant BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant was awarded the “Tech Award” by the British comparison portal “carwow” as the most important technology innovation of the year in automobiles. Four trophies went to BMW in the competition for the “Car Connectivity Award”. The reader survey of the car journals “auto, motor und sport” and “Moove” disclosed that, in addition to the overall victory for the BMW 3 Series as the “best networked car”, the BMW Live Cockpit Professional was a clear success in the “Navigation Systems” grouping. Readers chose the Driving Assistant Professional as their favored in the “Safety Assistance Systems” category.


Electric cars were also respected several times as well. The drive system of the BMW i8 won the internationally recognized “Engine of the Year Award”. This is the fifth time in a row that it received an award at this competition. In Great Britain, BMW won the “Driving Electric Awards” twice: the BMW 330e Sedan won the ”Best Medium Plug-in Hybrid Car” category. The BMW X5 xDrive45e won in the “Best Premium Plug-in Hybrid Car” classification. The plug-in hybrid luxury sedans of the BMW 7 Series were named “Green Executive Car of the Year” in the readers’ poll of the British “Professional Driver Magazine”.

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