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Friday
Oct302009

AJAC Canadian Car of the Year category winners announced

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada's annual TesFest is over and the results are in.

Which models won? Check them out after the jump.

Winner in bold.

SMALL CAR (under $21k)
Hyundai Elantra Touring
Kia Forte Koup
Mazda3

SMALL CAR (over $21k)
Honda Insight
Kia Forte
Kia Soul
Mazda3 Sport
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
Nissan Cube
Volkswagen Golf

FAMILY CAR (under $30k)
Ford Fusion
Subaru Legacy Sedan
Toyota Prius
Volkswagen Golf Wagon

FAMILY CAR (over $30k)
Buick Allure
Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Taurus

LUXURY CAR (over $50k)
BMW 335d Sedan
Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan
Lexus HS250h

PRESTIGE (over $75k)
Audi R8
BMW 7 Series Sedan
Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid
Porsche Panamera

SPORTS / PERFORMANCE (under $50k)
Ford Taurus SHO
Chevrolet Camaro
Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Mazdaspeed3
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart
Volkswagen Golf GTI

SPORTS / PERFORMANCE (over $50k)
Audi S4
Jaguar XFR
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

CONVERTIBLES
Audi A5 Cabriolet
BMW Z4 Roadster
Nissan 370Z Roadster
Lexus IS Convertible

SUV / CUV (under $35k)
Chevrolet Equinox
Subaru Outback
Toyota Venza

SUV / CUV ($35k-$60k)
Audi Q5
GMC Terrain
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 4MATIC
Lexus RX350
Volkswagen Touareg TDI Clean Diesel
Volvo XC60

SUV / CUV (over $60k)
Acura MDX
Audi Q7
Lincoln MKT
Cadillac SRX
Lexus RX450h

Category winners will compete for the title of Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year which will be announced at the Canadian International Auto Show in February.

[Source: AJAC via Twitter]

Reader Comments (3)

Thought the Genesis or Camaro would have taken SPORTS / PERFORMANCE (under $50k)
Oct 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMike
My picks for Car and SUV of the Year.. Ford Taurus and VW Touareg TDI
Oct 31, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTheChork
Where's the 370Z coupe? It would have walked away with the sports/perf under 50K easily I think.

The Mazda3 is set to repeat as COY, in my opinion. Such a great car for so little money!
Nov 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterF1pooler

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