The VW Polo is the Car of the Year 2010.
The supermini narrowly beat the Toyota iQ in the final voting, earning 347 points versus 337.
The Polo received 59 scoring votes in total from the 59-strong judging panel, including 25 selections as the number one car. In contrast, the iQ received 58 votes, with 20 selections as the best car.
The result is determined from a list of 33 new cars which are voted on by European car journalists.