Tannistest 2020 (3. – 8. October)

  • The largest independent car test in the world.
  • A unique opportunity for the Car of the Year jurors to test and compare all the candidates in equal driving conditions.
  • Organized yearly by the Nordic jury group.

Car of the Year

  • An international award, judged by a panel of senior motoring journalists across Europe.
  • The object is yearly to acclaim the most outstanding new car on the European market.
  • The Jury consists of 58 members, representing 22 European countries.


2408, 2020

Tannistest 2020 is CANCELLED

It is sad but true: Tannistest 2020 is cancelled for the first time in 43 years. Due to the restrictions […]

1006, 2020

Here are the cars to compete for COTY 2021

The “Provisional list of The Car of the Year 2021 candidates” is now ready in it’s very first form.

But due […]

1510, 2019

Tannistest 2020 – the dates…

The Nordic Jury Group have now decided the dates for Tannistest 2020:

Saturday 3/10  –  Thursday 8/10  2020

Please note the dates!


1510, 2019

The longlist is now ready!

According to the schedule COTY have now published the final long list of the Car of the Year 2020 candidates.

You […]

Download links

Link: Tannistest Photopackage

Link:Elk-test report 2019

Link: AEB-test report 2019 

Link: Tannis Today (PDF collection)

Link: PDF with all testcars

Link: Specifications on the testcars

Pictures for download:

Beachpicture 1

Beachpicture 2

The Photopackage will be available on Wednesday.

All pictures are free to use for participants in the Tannistest 2019, you can request them by email. Send your request for the complete photopackage (also for the industry) or the beach pictures in jpg or raw format (participants) to:


If you use photo accreditation please apply – Photo: Tannistest/Lemche