World Car of the Year Finalists Announced

World Car Of The Year Awards

World Car of the Year jurors have whittled away at 2017's best cars and have come up with the following finalists in each category.

World Car of the Year consists of 6 categories, covering most of the global passenger car spectrum. There is also one overall winner, which will be announced at the New York International Auto Show in March 2018.

Don't forget that South Africa's best cars will also be crowned on the 25th January at the #CarsAwards event, catch the event live streamed on our YouTube channel. To see which cars are in the running, click here.

World Car of the Year

Alfa Romeo Giulia
Kia Stinger
Land Rover Discovery
Mazda CX-5
Nissan LEAF
Range Rover Velar
Toyota Camry
Volkswagen T-Roc            
Volvo XC60

World Urban Car

Ford Fiesta
Hyundai Kona
Nissan Micra
Suzuki Swift
Volkswagen Polo 

World Luxury Car

Audi A8
BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo
Lexus LS
Porsche Cayenne
Porsche Panamera

World Performance Car

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Audi RS 3 Sedan
Honda Civic Type R
Lexus LC 500

World Green Car

BMW 530e iPerformance
Chevrolet Cruze Diesel
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Nissan LEAF

World Car Design of the Year

Citroen C3 Aircross
Lexus LC 500
Range Rover VELAR
Renault Alpine A110
Volvo XC 60