2017 North American Car, Truck, and Utility of the Year entries announced

2017 North American Car, Truck, and Utility of the Year entries announced

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Greater than 40 vehicles will compete for the 2017 North American Car, Ends, and Utility of the Year awards. If that distinction looks a little strange, it’s because the game added a third category.

In years quondam, pickup trucks, crossovers, SUVs, commercial vans, and minivans competed for the but award. That’s why there were every now weird comparisons, like last year’s game between the Volvo XC90 and Nissan Titan XD. The new aspect separates pickups and commercial vans into the sundries contest and CUVs, SUVs, and minivans into the utility game.

A complete list of eligible vehicles is lower, but here are a few highlights. For one, the entire list of entries has a voluptuary lean. Of the 43 vehicles, nearly half of them are from scarc brands. There are two eligible Bentleys – the Bentayga and Mulsanne – the Rolls-Royce Dawning, Jaguar F-Pace, Audi Q7, and the Mercedes-Benz GLS-, E-, and S-Genre Maybach. The performance ranks are lofty, too, with the Audi R8, Acura NSX, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Mercedes SL- and SLC-Excellence, Porsche 718, and F-150 Raptor. The mainstream entries are reasonable as comprehensive. From the Chrysler Pacifica to the Chevrolet Cruze to the Fiat 124 Spider to the Mitsubishi Mirage, NACTOY has covered an prodigious price range with this year’s contestants.

Of tack, these are only the eligible vehicles. They’ll prerequisite to run through three rounds of judging, starting in September at NACTOY’s established Hell, MI, test drive. The Canadian and American journalists concerned in the judging will announce this year’s nine finalists – three in each group – on December 6.

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Acura NSX
Alfa Romeo Giulia
Audi A4
Audi R8
Bentley Mulsanne
Buick Cascada
Buick LaCrosse
Cadillac CT6
Chevrolet Projectile
Chevrolet Cruze
Fiat 124
Genesis G90
Hyundai Elantra
Infiniti Q60
Jaguar XE
Kia Cadenza
Lincoln Continental
Mercedes-Benz E-Distinction sedan
Mercedes-Benz S550 Maybach
Mercedes-Benz SL-Pedigree
Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
Mini Clubman
Mitsubishi Mirage/G4
Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman
Rolls-Royce Awakening
Toyota Prius Prime
Volvo S90


Audi Q7
Bentley Bentayga
Buick Foresee
Cadillac XT5
Chrysler Pacifica
GMC Acadia
Infiniti QX30
Kia Sportage
Mercedes-Benz GLS-Pedigree
Jaguar F-Pace
Mazda CX-9
Nissan Armada


Ford F-Series Wonderful Duty pickups
Ford F-150 Raptor
Honda Ridgeline
Nissan Titan half-ton


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