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The British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards winners announced

The winning vehicle manufacturers in the 2010 British Insurance Vehicle Security
Awards (BIVSA) have been announced, with Volkswagen and Nissan revealed as
first time winners of the Manufacturer award for cars and vans respectively, at this
the seventh annual awards ceremony. The Innovation award, was won by Iveco for
their use of component marking, with the new Green Car & Van categories, won by
Toyota and Ford.

Since 2004 these highly regarded awards have recognised all that’s best in vehicle
security, on the newest cars and vans on the market, applauding the work of vehicle
manufacturers and raising consumer awareness.

This year’s 22 awards were presented across a range of car and van categories, and
included for the first time recognition for the manufacturers of the greenest car and
van meeting the awards criteria -proving that buyers need not compromise when it
comes to security and helping the environment. Toyota’s Prius T3 and T Spirit with
Solar Panel won the car award, whilst Ford’s Fiesta Sport Van took the van award.

The winners and close runners up (placings) of the British Insurance Vehicle
Security Awards 2010 are as follows:


City Car / Supermini

1st Volkswagen Polo SEL (2010 MY)
2nd Seat Ibiza Sport
3rd Skoda Fabia (except S and Greenline) (2010 MY)
4th Mini

Small Family Car

1st Citroen C4 Exclusive
2nd Volvo C30
3rd Audi A3

Family Car

1st Citroen C5 Exclusive
2nd Volkswagen Passat – Passat CC
3rd Vauxhall Insignia

Compact Executive Car

1st Audi A4
2nd Audi A5 Sportback
3rd Infiniti G
4th Seat Exeo

Compact MPV

1st Citroen C4 Picasso Exclusive
2nd Volkswagen Golf Plus (except S)
3rd Skoda Roomster (except 1)

Large MPV

1st Volkswagen Caravelle (2010 MY)
2nd Ford S-MAX
3rd Ford Galaxy (except LX)

Open-top Car

1st Audi A5 Cabriolet
2nd Audi R8 Spyder
3rd Volkswagen Eos
4th Audi TT Roadster

Performance Car (including Coupe, Hot Hatch and Super)

1st Audi S8
2nd Mercedes-Benz CL Coupe
3rd Citroen C4 Coupe Exclusive


1st Volkswagen Tiguan
2nd Volvo XC60
3rd BMW X1
4th Skoda Yeti

Compact 4x4

1st Audi Q5
2nd Infiniti EX
3rd Vauxhall Antara
4th Chevrolet Captiva

Large 4x4

1st Toyota Land Cruiser V8
2nd Audi Q7
3rd Infiniti FX
4th Lexus RX
5th Nissan Murano

Executive Car

1st Citroen C6
2nd Audi A6
3rd Volvo S80

Luxury Car

1st Volkswagen Phaeton
2nd Audi A8
3rd Mercedes-Benz S-Class
4th Jaguar XJ (2010 MY)
5th Lexus LS

Green Car

1st Toyota Prius T3 and T Spirit with Solar Panel
2nd Toyota PriusT4 and T Spirit
3rd Volvo C30 DRIVe with Start/Stop
4th Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion


Volkswagen UK: Jetta, Passat – Passat CC, Caddy Maxi Life, Caravelle, Eos, Scirocco,
Tiguan, Touareg and Phaeton

Audi UK: A3, A4, A5, R8, TT, Q5, Q7, A6 and A8

Volvo Car UK Ltd: C30, S40 – V50, S60, C70, XC60, XC90 and V70 -XC70 -S80

BMW UK: 1-Series, Z4, 5-Series, X1, 7-Series

Mazda Motors UK Ltd: 2, 5, 6, RX-8 and CX-7

Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd: 370Z, GT-R, X-Trail, Murano and Pathfinder

Toyota GB (PLC): Avensis, Prius, Verso, Rav-4, Land Cruiser


Light Van

1st Peugeot 207 Van
2nd Peugeot Partner
3rd Citroen Berlingo

Heavy Van

1st Renault Trafic
2nd Nissan Primastar
3rd Vauxhall Vivaro

Pick-up (including light tipper)

1st Mitsubishi L200 (except 4work and 4life)
2nd Nissan Cabstar
3rd Nissan Navara

4x4 Van

1st Citroen C-Crosser Enterprise
2nd Mitsubishi Outlander
3rd Mitsubishi Shogun

Green Van

1st Ford Fiesta Sport Van
2nd Fiat Florino Cargo SX 1.3 MultiJet 75 Comfort-Matic
3rd Peugeot 207 Van


1st Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd: NV 200, Primastar, Interstar, Cabstar, Navara, and Pathfinder
2nd Peugeot Motor Company PLC: 207 Van, Partner, Expert, and Boxer
3rd Citroen UK Ltd: Berlingo, Dispatch, Relay and C-Crosser Enterprise 

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