Land Rover Defender Commercial voted Irish Commercial SUV of the Year 2023

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Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres and Joe Rayfus, Chairman of the MMAI, present Eddie Kavanagh (centre) of Land Rover Ireland with the trophy for Commercial SUV of the Year 2023, in front of the winning vehicle, the Land Rover Defender Commercial.
The Land Rover Defender Commercial has won the MMAI Irish Commercial SUV of the Year Award 2023, in association with Continental Tyres.  

This category award under the umbrella of the Irish Van of the Year awards saw the Commercial SUV of the Year voted by a jury of light commercial vehicle journalists drawn from the membership of the Motoring Media Association of Ireland (MMAI), the grouping that brings together some 32 of Irelands leading motoring journalists. 

In deciding on this category award winner, the MMAI Irish Van of the Year jury members took into account such attributes as load capacity, reliability, overall versatility, cost of ownership and driving comfort.

The overall Irish Van of the Year award for 2023 was won by the Volkswagen ID. BuzzCargo. German premium tyre manufacturer, Continental Tyres, is the main sponsor of the Irish Car and Van of the Year awards.

Pictured at the award handover ceremony in Dublin were Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres and Joe Rayfus, Chairman of the MMAI, present Eddie Kavanagh of Land Rover Ireland (centre) with the trophy for Irish Commercial SUV of the Year 2023, in front of the winning vehicle, the Land Rover Defender Commercial.