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Here are AJAC’s 2022 Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists

The battle for AJAC’s 2022 best of the best vehicles turns into a Korea vs. Japan bout


  • There are three finalists in each category.

  • The winners will be revealed on February 28, 2022, at 8 pm ET.


The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has just announced the three finalists for its most coveted awards. These finalists were selected from the 13 category winners announced throughout the month of February on social media.

2022 Honda Civic Si | Photo: Honda

Among the 2022 AJAC Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year category winners, we find the Honda Civic, Canada’s favorite car, as the best small car. Honda also took the Best Large car award with the Accord. Over at Genesis, they’ve all but cleaned up as they have taken the Best Small Premium car with the G70, the Best Midsize Premium utility with the GV70, and the Best Large Premium Utility with the GV80. Check out AJAC’s website for more category winners.

Here are the finalists. The overall winners go live on REV TV Canada on February 28, 2022, at 8 pm ET.

The three finalists for Canadian Car of the Year are:

2022 Genesis GV70 | Photo: Olivier Delorme

The three finalists for Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year are:

  • Genesis GV70

  • Hyundai Tucson

  • Toyota Corolla Cross

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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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