Ssangyong Tivoli named top family car by Belgium’s VABSsangyong Motor’s compact SUV Tivoli has been selected the Family Car of the Year 2016 at the 29th VAB Family Car Election, held by the Belgian automobile association VAB, the company said on Thursday.
About 100 judges including automobile reporters and car owners evaluated 36 nominated cars in three categories: compact, midsize and electric.
Tivoli was appraised for its stylish design and space utilization capability by the judges, the company said in a statement.
Tivoli has been a turnaround model for the nation’s smallest automaker Ssangyong, as it became an instant hit after its release in January last year. It has also been selected mini car of the year at the Golden Steering Awards 2015, held by the Turkish automobile content publisher Auto Show.