Zand the victory in the contest will compete 35 models: 12 cars, 20 vans and crossovers, three machines claim to be the best pickup. The jury, which consists of 60 automotive journalists, singled out the crossovers and minivans as a separate category due to their “increasing importance to buyers, automakers and the entire industry as a whole.” The number of applicants included the new Audi Q5, Honda Odyssey, Volkswagen, Atlas and Range Rover Velar.
For the best car expect the Alfa Romeo Giulia, the new “five” BMW, Kia Stinger, Tesla Model 3, Subaru Impreza and Toyota Camry new generation.
Shortlisted contenders will be announced in September, the vote among the finalists will start a month later. Winners will traditionally be announced at the auto show in Detroit, which will be held in January 2018.
At the end of last year the best car won the Chevrolet Bolt. The finalists also included Genesis G90 and Volvo S90. The title of the best SUV went to the Honda Ridgeline. In addition to this model for the first place fought the Ford Super Duty and the Nissan Titan. In the new category of the competition the best crossovers and minivans celebrated the victory Chrysler Pacifica.