The organizers of the contest «North American car of the year» has named the finalists competing for the title of best car and best SUV 2016. In the final 6 models.
In the first category, for the victory will fight the sedan Chevrolet Malibu, the family’s Honda Civic and Mazda Roadster MX-5, which was recently named «Car of the year in Japan,» reports Motor.ru.
Among the contenders for victory in the nomination «the North American SUV/utility vehicle of the year» became a crossover Honda Pilot, the Nissan Titan XD pickup truck and the Volvo XC90 crossover.
The jury of the contest consists of 56 automotive journalists and experts from the USA and Canada. The winners will be announced on 11 January at the North American international auto show in Detroit.
In 2015, the title «North American car of the year» was won by the Volkswagen Golf ahead of the final of the Hyundai Genesis sedan and sports car Ford Mustang. In the nomination «the North American SUV/utility vehicle of the year» winner was a pickup Ford F-150, fought in the finals with a crossover Lincoln MKC and Chevrolet Colorado pickup.
A year before, the title «North American car of the year» was awarded to the Corvette Stingray supercar Chevrolet, best SUV, was named Chevrolet Silverado pickup.