The 2015 Car of the Year jury has selected 30 vehicles that will fight for the prestigious award

The 2015 Car of the Year jury has selected 33 vehicles that will fight for the prestigious award.

The list consists of cars that are already on sale or will be before the end of this year in five or more European markets and will sell at least 5,000 units in 2015. On December 15 the list will be reduced to a total of seven nominees, which will enter the final phase. The winner will be named during the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, on March 2 next year.

The Peugeot 308 has won the 2014 European Car of the Year. The car was described by the jurors as a "stylish" vehicle that exudes "quality and elegance”.

Here are the 33 candidates: