2017 North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced

North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year

Los Angeles, CA – Just prior to the LA Auto Show opening, the finalists for the 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards (NACTOY) were announced.

NACTOY, a group of approximately 60 professional automotive journalists working in Canada and the US, evaluates dozens of vehicles throughout the year to arrive at this shortlist. The ballots are independently tallied by Deloitte & Touche.

The finalists were announced at Automobility LA, a conference being held before the Los Angeles Show officially opens to the public.

The finalists are as follows:

Car of the Year

Chevrolet Bolt

Chevrolet Bolt EV

Genesis G90


Volvo S90

Volvo S90

Truck of the Year

Ford F-Series Super Duty

All-new 2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty Platinum Crew Cab 4x4 Class 3 dual-rear-wheel pickup is the top-of-the-line luxury model and tow boss of the lineup. It can pull heavier gooseneck and fifth-wheel trailers than ever.

Honda Ridgeline

2017 Honda Ridgeline

Nissan Titan

2017 Nissan Titan

Utility Vehicle of the Year

Chrysler Pacifica

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace

Mazda CX-9


The winners of the 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle awards will be announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, on January 9, 2017.

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Lesley Wimbush

Lesley Wimbush

In 5th grade, Lesley traded drawings of muscles cars for chocolate bars and things really haven't changed much since then. When not cursing the gremlins behind the insidious check engine light on her 400 hp modified Dodge Dakota, Lesley can be found lapping her Mazda MX3 KLZE at Mosport.