North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS)
The list has been narrowed down to three in each category, SUV, Truck, and Car of the Year. The next round of voting will result in the Car, Truck and SUV of the Year, which will be announced at the North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS)
The shortlist is the top three at the top of each category, followed by the list of vehicles that we had to choose from.
The finalists for Car of the Year are:
The long list for Car of the Year was:
Acura NSX, Audi A4, Audi R8, Bentley Mulsanne, Buick Cascada, Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Bolt, Fiat 124, Genesis G90, Hyundai Elantra, Infiniti Q60, Jaguar XE, Kia Cadenza, Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan, Mercedes-Benz S550 Maybach, Mini Clubman, Mitsubishi Mirage/G4, Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Toyota Prius Prime, Volvo S90
The long list for SUV of the Year was:
Audi Q7, Bentley Bentayga, Buick Envision, Cadillac XT5, Chrysler Pacifica, GMC Acadia, Honda CR-V, Infiniti QX30, Kia Sportage, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, Jaguar F-Pace, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Armada
The North American Car and Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards honor excellence in innovation, design, safety, performance, technology, driver satisfaction, and value. Initiated in 1994, the vehicles are judged by approximately sixty professional automotive journalists from the United States and Canada who work for magazines, television, radio, newspapers, and web sites. They are the longest-running award not associated with a specific publication, a structure that produces a diverse base of jurors.
The finalists for Truck of the Year are:
The long list for Truck of the Year was:
Ford F-series Super Duty pickups, Ford F-150 Raptor, Honda Ridgeline, Nissan Titan ½ ton