Trophies of L’argus 2022. And the winners are… – L’argus PRO

As every year, the Trophies of L’argus reward the best vehicles appeared in their category. After a 2021 edition organized « in distance » during a TV show hosted by Margot Laffite, the 29and ceremony took place on February 17, 2022 at Espace Clacquesin in Malakoff, to award 11 prizes while 69 vehicles were in the running. Honored four times, Renault notably won the Car of the Year Trophy for its Arkana coupé SUV and the Special Jury Prize for its R5 concept. More than 300 guests and a few surprises punctuated the evening. Place on the full list.

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The 29th Argus Trophies 2022 took place at Espace Clacquesin in Malakoff on February 17, 2022.
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Around 300 guests gathered for the 2022 L’argus Trophies evening in Paris.

Urban and Compact

We open the ball of awards with a lioness since it is the Peugeot 308 which won the City and Compact Trophy 2022. The prize was awarded to Linda Jackson, Managing Director of Peugeot, from the hands of Bertrand Bellois, head of the test department .

  • 1er with 100 points: Peugeot 308
  • 2and with 84 points: DS4
  • 3and with 72 points: Dacia Spring
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Linda Jackson, Peugeot general manager, and Margot Laffite, driver and TV presenter.

Premium family sedan

The top-of-the-range family sedan trophy went to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, ahead of the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé and the BMW i4. Elsa Cadoux, Director of Motors Customer Operations presented the award to Reiner Hoeps, Managing Director Mercedes-Benz France.

  • 1er with 101 points: Mercedes C-Class
  • 2and with 89 points: BMW 4 Series GC
  • 3and with 85 points: BMW i4

City SUV

In the City SUV category, journalists from The argus rewarded the Toyota Yaris Cross! Xavier Bartone, Director of Commercial Performance Toyota France, took the stage, accompanied by Cédric Depincé, the International Commercial Director. Well done !

  • 1er with 59 points: Toyota Yaris Cross
  • 2and with 58 points: Opel Mokka
  • 3and with 37 points: Honda HR-V

Family SUV and Crossover

The 2022 Family SUV and Crossover Trophy was awarded to Marc Hedrich, President of Kia Motors France, by Nicolas Carron, Valuation Expert Manager, for the Kia EV6.

  • 1er with 146 points: Kia EV6
  • 2and with 143 points: Hyundai Ioniq 5
  • 3and with 132 points: Skoda Enyaq
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The Kia EV6 won the Trophy in the Family SUV and Crossover category.

Compact SUV and MPV

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Justine Pérou, journalist at L’argus, presented the Trophy to Ivan Segal, Renault’s France sales director.

Let’s continue… The Renault Arkana was the big winner in the Compact SUV and MPV of the year 2022 category. Justine Pérou, journalist at The argushad the pleasure of presenting the award to Ivan Segal, Renault’s France Sales Director.

  • 1er with 123 points: Renault Arkana
  • 2and with 112 points: Renault Kangoo
  • 3and with 105 points: Nissan Qashqai

Premium SUV

And the winner is… the Tesla Model Y! It won the L’argus 2022 Trophy in the Premium SUV category. Géraldine Gaudy, deputy editor-in-chief of The argus awarded the prize to Mathieu Lenglin, director of Tesla France.

  • 1er with 120 points: Tesla Model Y
  • 2and with 108 points: Mercedes EQA
  • 3and with 105 points: Audi Q4 e-tron


The Renault Kangoo Van has been named Utility of the Year 2022 by a jury specializing in professional vehicles. Thierry Plantegenest, Renault world sales director, went on stage to receive the prize from Olivier Brabant, valuation expert.

  • 1er with 552 points: Renault Kangoo Van
  • 2and with 480 points: Citroën Berlingo
  • 3and with 467 points: Peugeot e-Partner


It’s the Favorite Trophy! The favorite sportswoman of Internet users is her! The 911 GT3 type 992. Matthieu Sentis, test driver of The argus rewarded Marc Meurer, General Manager Porsche France.

  • 1er with 808 points: Porsche 992 GT3
  • 2and with 533 points: Alfa Romeo
  • 3and with 232 points: BMW M4 Competition

Special Jury Prize

Laurens van den Acker, Renault group design director
Laurens van den Acker, design director of the Renault group.

The Special Jury Prize rewards innovative technology, a concept car, a personality, a commercial or sporting performance. And it is the R5 Prototype that has been distinguished! The Trophy was given to Laurens van den Acker, design director of the Renault group, by Grégory Pelletier, editorial director of The argus.

All the guests had the pleasure of contemplating this endearing Renault 5 show car, present at the ceremony. It succeeds Renault’s E-Tech hybrid technology (awarded in 2021).

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Renault’s R5 concept was exhibited at the L’argus Trophies ceremony, held on February 17, 2022.

Leboncoin Used Vehicle Trophy

For the leboncoin Used Vehicle Trophy, which rewards both the most popular vehicle in the classifieds published on (namely the hybrid Toyota Yaris) and the most efficient distributor according to the Planet VO software of The argusit is Toyota GCA of Merignac which was honoured. Jean-Charles Nemos presented the prize to Laurent Huret, director of the IDF plate of the GCA group.

car of the year

And the Car of the Year is… The 29and The 2022 L’argus Trophies awards ceremony crowned the Renault Arkana. Fabrice Cambolive, Director of Sales and Operations at Renault, received the Trophy from Olivier Flavier, Vice-President Motors leboncoin Groupe.

TO READ. The Renault Arkana, crowned Car of L’argus 2022.

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