European motoring journalists have voted the Ford S-MAX van their "Car of the Year 2007", number-two US carmaker Ford said on Monday.
The Ford S-MAX MPV is the European Car of the Year
The eight models on the short list for the award also included the Citroen C4 Picasso, Fiat Grande Punto, Honda Civic , Opel/Vauxhall Corsa, Peugeot 207, Skoda Roomster and Volvo C30.
The prize is awarded by a panel of 58 motoring journalists from 22 European countries.
It recognises the most outstanding new car to go on sale in the previous 12 months.