November 22, 2006

AJAC announces Canadian Car of the Year category winners

2007 Honda Fit
2007 Audi S8
2007 Acura RDX
Three of the category winners in the 2007 Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s Car of the Year contest: the 2007 Honda Fit (top), the 2007 Audi S8 (middle) and the 2007 Acura RDX. Click image to enlarge

Toronto, Ontario – The winners of thirteen categories in the Canadian Car of the Year (CCOTY) categories were announced yesterday by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The program, created by AJAC, is intended to provide consumers with sound, comparative information on vehicles that are new to the market.

The 2007 category winners are:

  • Small Car Under $18,000: Honda Fit LX
  • Small Car Over $18,000: Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5
  • Family Car $22,000-$30,000: Toyota Camry LE
  • Family Car Over $30,000: Toyota Camry Hybrid
  • Luxury Car Under $50,000: Lexus ES 350
  • Prestige Car: Audi S8
  • Sports/Performance Car Under $50,000: Mazdaspeed3
  • Sports/Performance Car Over $50,000: BMW 3 Series Coupe
  • Convertible: Volkswagen EOS 2.0T
  • Pickup Truck: Chevrolet Avalanche
  • SUV/CUV Under $35,000: Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
  • SUV/CUV $35,000-$60,000: Acura RDX Technology Package
  • SUV/CUV Over $60,000: Mercedes-Benz GL Class

    The overall Canadian Car of the Year, Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year, and Canadian Truck of the Year will be announced on February 14, 2007 at the 2007 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. The 2007 Best New Design and Best New Technology winners will also be declared at that time.

    For more information on the voting results and comparative data, visit AJAC’s website.

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