Despite only launching in the UK this month the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is already turning heads and is in the running for a prestigious car award. The Eclipse has been nominated for best family SUV at this years What Car Awards. In face Mitsubishi are celebrating nomination for both the Eclipse Cross and the Outlander PHEV with the PHEV nominated n the best Hybrid category.

Both vehicles are nominated in brand new categories at this years ceremony celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the awards. Adding to the competitiveness of the annual awards, the duo of new categories recognise the increasing popularity of hybrid vehicles and how the SUV market has rapidly expanded over the past decade as more and more car buyers turn to the high-riding models.

As one of the most coveted accolades in the automotive industry, the awards are considered to be highly prestigious, resonating with manufacturers and consumers alike. The judging process is rigorous, with What Car? testing each car against key rivals on UK roads and at its dedicated test track to ensure that only cars that meet the highest standards feature.

If the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV are successful in their respective categories at the ceremony later it his month, they will then join the other 15 award-winning vehicles in the running for the overall Car of the Year Award.

If you would like to see for yourself why the Outlander PHEV and the Eclipse Cross are worthy award nominees pop into day for a test drive. You can call us on 01382 477 992/ 01828 921 921.