DETROIT (NBC) — The 2019 North American Car, Utility and Truck of a Year (NACTOY) endowment winners have been announced.
The Hyundai Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona and a Ram pickup have perceived North American car, competition application and lorry of a year awards.
The awards were announced Monday during a North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
This year’s automobile finalists also enclosed a Honda Insight and Volvo S60/V60. Truck finalists enclosed a Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500.
SUV finalists also enclosed a Acura RDX and a Jaguar I-Pace.
Last year’s winners were a Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and a Volvo XC60.
About 55 automotive reporters offer as judges. Eligible vehicles contingency be new or almost changed.
Organizers accept no advertising, yet automakers try to gain on a selling value of a awards, that are now in their 25th year.
This year, a 2019 finalists are:
Car of a Year:
Utility Vehicle of a Year:
Hyundai Kona/Kona EV
Truck of a Year:
Chevrolet Silverado 1500
GMC Sierra 1500
Votes from scarcely 54 jurors for a car, application and lorry finalists were audited by Deloitte LLP, NACTOY’S accounting organisation of record, and formula were kept trusted until they were suggested on theatre currently during a LA Auto Show by NACTOY’s officers.
“This year brought us some considerable sedan options. Car sales sojourn an critical partial of a accessible choices to consumers even as sales in a shred continue to fall,” pronounced NACTOY President Lauren Fix. “We are always looking for a game-changer, something that stands out in a crowd, and strikes a certain chord with buyers. The finalists will all be considerable options to consider.”
Every year, after months of pushing dozens of cars via a year, NACTOY jurors collect endowment winners for “North American Car of a Year,” “North American Utility of a Year,” and “North American Truck of a Year.” This year, a margin of semi-finalists enclosed 14 models in a automobile category, 12 utilities and 3 trucks.
Here’s a full 2019 Detroit automobile uncover exhibit report for Jan. 14:
NACTOY, Atrium Stage 8:05 am – 8:30 am
Ford 8:40 am – 9:05 am
RAM 9:10 am – 9:35 am
Toyota 9:40 am – 10:05 am
Volkswagen 10:10 am – 10:35 am
Nissan 10:40 am – 11:05 am
Kia 11:10 am – 11:35 am
Infiniti 11:40 am – 12:05 pm
Hyundai 12:10 pm – 12:35 pm
Subaru Tecnica International 12:40 pm – 1:05 pm
Lexus 1:10 pm – 1:35 pm
GAC 1:40 pm – 2:05 pm
Michelin 2:10 pm – 2:35 pm
Magna International, Atrium Stage 2:45 pm – 3:10 pm
Roadshow by CNET Shift Awards, Atrium Stage 3:20 pm – 3:45 pm
Roadshow by CNET Keynote Speaker, Atrium Stage 3:45 pm – 4:35 pm
NAIAS 2020, Atrium Stage 4:45 pm – 4:55 pm
Automotive Hall of Fame, Atrium Stage 4:55 pm – 5:05 pm