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AJAC Announces 2021 Category Finalists For Car And Utility Vehicles Of The Year

AJAC’s 2021 Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year winners to be announced in partnership with the CIAS


  • Finalists selected from over 250 eligible vehicles.

  • There are eight categories overall.

  • Category winners will be announced on February 20, 2021.


The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has announced the top three finalists in each of eight vehicle categories. Eligible vehicles include newly redesigned, refreshed, and carried over from previous model years providing they receive a minimum number of votes by members.

Here are the 2021 Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year Category Finalists:

2021 Mazda3 Sport GT Turbo | Photo: Olivier Delorme

Best Mid-Size Car in Canada for 2021

.    Mazda3
.    Nissan Sentra
.    Toyota Corolla

2021 Hyundai Sonata N-Line | Photo: Olivier Delorme

Best Large Car in Canada for 2021

.    Hyundai Sonata
.    Kia K5
.    Toyota Camry

2020 Cadillac CT5-V | Photo: Olivier Delorme

Best Mid-Size Premium Car in Canada for 2021

.    Cadillac CT5
.    Genesis G70
.    Genesis G80

2021 Kia Seltos Review
2021 Kia Seltos | Photo: Louis-Philippe Dube

Best Small Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021

.    Kia Seltos
.    Mazda CX-30
.    Subaru Crosstrek

2021 Toyota Venza | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

Best Mid-Size Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021

.    Mazda CX-5
.    Nissan Rogue
.    Toyota Venza

Best Large Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021

.    Chevrolet Tahoe
.    GMC Yukon
.    Kia Telluride

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 SE | Photo: Olivier Delorme

Best Mid-Size Premium Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021

.    Genesis GV80
.    Land Rover Defender
.    Lincoln Corsair

2021 RAM 1500 TRX | Photo: RAM

Best Full-Size Pick-up Truck in Canada for 2021

.    Chevrolet Silverado
.    Nissan Titan
.    Ram 1500

 

 

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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