Feb. 2, 2016
Top Ten World Car Awards Finalists Announced
A jury of 73 distinguished international automotive journalists selected the finalists in all five World Car Award categories, which will once again be hosted by the New York International Auto Show.
Winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year will all be declared on Thursday, March 24 marking the 10th anniversary of the partnership between World Car and the New York Auto Show.
This year also marks the third consecutive year that the World Car Awards has retained its ranking as the #1 automotive awards program in the world in terms of media reach.
The 2016 World Car of the Year will be selected from the following 10 finalists listed in alphabetical order.
– Audi A4 Sedan / Audi A4 Avant
– BMW X1
– Hyundai Tucson
– Jaguar XE
– Land Rover Discovery Sport
– Mazda CX-3
– Mazda MX-5
– Mercedes-Benz GLC
– Skoda Superb
– Toyota Prius
The 2016 World Luxury Car will be chosen from one of these top five finalists:- Audi Q7
– BMW 7 Series
– Jaguar XF
– Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
– Volvo XC90

The 2016 World Performance Car top five finalists are:
– Audi R8 Coupe
– Chevrolet Camaro
– Honda Civic Type R I
– Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé
– Range Rover Sport SVR
The 2016 World Green Car top five are:
– BMW 330e Plug-in-hybrid
– Chevrolet Volt
– Toyota Prius (Hybrid)
– Toyota Mirai (Hydrogen Fuel Cell)
– Volkswagen Passat GTE
The 2016 World Car Design of the Year top five are:
– Cadillac CT6
– Jaguar XE
– Mazda CX-3
– Mazda MX-5
– Land Rover Discovery

The Auto Show runs from March 25 – April 3 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan