NACTOY has announced the list of vehicles that are eligible for consideration for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Awards in 2017. The list includes 27 cars, 12 SUVs and four trucks.
To be eligible to receive the award, vehicles must be entirely new or substantially changed from the previous model. Award recipients are selected by 60 automotive journalists from the United States and Canada.
This year marks the first time that SUVs and minivans will be recognized with a separate distinction, in recognition of the growing market for format.
Winners of the 2017 awards will be announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 9.
The 2016 award winners were the Honda Civic and Volvo XC90 SUV.
Vehicles eligible for 2017 North American Car, Truck and SUV of the Year
Alfa Romeo Giulia
Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan
Mercedes-Benz S550 Maybach
Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman
Toyota Prius Prime
Ford F-series Super Duty pickups
Ford F-150 Raptor
Nissan Titan light-duty