In the United States selected candidates for the title of the best car of the yearSeptember 13, 2018
The award is awarded to cars in three categories: passenger car, SUV / pickup and crossover. The jury consists of 60 journalists
The organizers of the contest “North American Car and Truck / Utility of the Year” (NACTOY) published a long list of applicants for the victory in 2019. The award is awarded to cars in three categories: passenger car, SUV / pickup and crossover. The winners will be announced at the Auto Show in Detroit in January 2019, the press service of the contest informs.
The jury consists of 60 journalists. Voting among the contest participants will begin in the near future.
For the title of the best car claim: Audi A6, Buick Regal Tour X, Genesis G70, Honda Insight, Hyundai Veloster, Kia Forte, Mazda6, Mercedes A-Class. Nissan Altima, Nissan Leaf, Toyota Avalon, Toyota Corolla, Volvo S60, Volkswagen Jetta.
Crossovers and minivans were singled out by the organizers of the competition in a separate category due to their “increasing importance for buyers, automakers and the industry as a whole.” Among the contenders are: Acura RDX, BMW X5, Cadillac XT4, Infiniti QX50, Jaguar I-Pace and Volvo XC40. They will compete with Hyundai Kona, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Kicks, Subaru Ascent and Toyota RAV4.
In the SUV / pickup category, the jury chose Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500 and Ram 1500.
According to the results of last year’s competition, the victory was won by Honda Accord. The finalists also included Kia Stinger and Toyota Camry. In the SUV / pickup category, the jury chose Lincoln Navigator. And among the crossovers and minivans the best was the Volvo XC60.