The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) currently announced the finalists in 8 distinct classes for its 2021 Canadian Motor vehicle of the Yr and Utility of the Yr awards.

In the a few automobile classes, the Japanese and Korean automakers unsurprisingly lead the way, in reality there’s but one solitary North American design amid the 9 stated. Here’s the listing of finalists:

Mid-dimension automobile: Mazda3 (2020 Motor vehicle of the Yr), Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla

Large automobile: Hyundai Sonata, Kia K5 and Toyota Camry

Mid-dimension top quality automobile: Cadillac CT5, Genesis G70 and Genesis G80

2021 Genesis G70

It is a lot more of a mixed bag in the SUV classes, with U.S. versions having at the very least some a lot more appreciate – nevertheless the Asian-based mostly automakers a lot more than keep their personal there as nicely. Count 4 all-new versions in the bunch.

Smaller utility: Kia Seltos, Mazda CX-30 and Subaru Crosstrek

Mid-dimension utility: Mazda CX-five, Nissan Rogue and Toyota Venza

Large utility: Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Kia Telluride (2020 Large Utility Automobile of the Yr)

Mid-dimension top quality utility: Genesis GV80, Land Rover Defender and Lincoln Corsair

2021 Toyota Venza

In the pickup category (there’s only one), there’s a bit of a shocker as the F-one hundred fifty fails to make the slash, in the watch of the AJAC’s members.

Whole-dimension pickup: Chevrolet Silverado, Nissan Titan and Ram 1500 (2020 Pickup of the Yr)

Chevrolet Silverado

Folks have until finally February 20 to argue about the deserves and injustices of the picks observed here that is when the winners in each individual category will be announced. After that, the overall winners will be unveiled at a afterwards day in partnership with the Canadian Worldwide AutoShow.

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an affiliation of skilled journalists, writers, videographers, photographers and company entities whose target is the auto and automotive market.

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