Thursday, September 29, 2022
Auto Shows & Events Jaguar I-PACE and Kia Stinger Win 2019 AJAC Canadian Car And Utility...

Jaguar I-PACE and Kia Stinger Win 2019 AJAC Canadian Car And Utility Vehicle of The Year Awards

The big winners of this year’s AJAC Car And Utility Vehicle of The Year are the Jaguar I-PACE and Kia Stinger. The results have just been unveiled at the Toronto Auto Show.

The 2019 Jaguar I-PACE takes the AJAC Utility Vehicle of The Year award for its combination of design, technology and innovative powertrain. Jaguar has become a leader in EV vehicles, ahead of both Audi and Mercedes.

The 2019 Kia Stinger wins the AJAC Car of The Year honours and we’re not surprised. The Stinger’s combination of performance, value and styling has disrupted the luxury sedan segment’s status quo.

As far as industry awards go in Canada, these are the biggest and most influential. The Automobile Journalist Association of Canada is comprised of recognized industry experts and specialists and through year-long testing and dedicated test days, have crowned the best of the best.

Here are the category winners as announced last month:

  • Best Small Car in Canada for 2019
    Kia Forte
  • Best Large Car in Canada for 2019
    Kia Stinger
  • Best Mid-Size Premium Car in Canada for 2019
    Mercedes-Benz E 400 4MATIC
  • Best Large Premium Car in Canada for 2019
    Volvo V90 R-Design
  • Best Sports-Performance Car in Canada for 2019
    Mazda MX-5
  • Best Small Utility in Canada for 2019
    Hyundai Kona
  • Best Mid-Size Utility in Canada for 2019
    Mazda CX-5
  • BestLarge Utility in Canada for 2019
    Mazda CX-9
  • Best Mid-Size Premium Utility in Canada for 2019
    Infiniti QX50
  • Best Pick-up Truck in Canada for 2019
    Ford F150 Diesel
  • Best EV in Canada for 2019
    Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
  • Best Premium EV in Canada for 2019
    Jaguar I-PACE

2019 Jaguar I-Pace
2019 Jaguar I-PACE | Photo: Jaguar

2019 Kia Stinger
2019 Kia Stinger | Photo: Kia

Trending Now

The 2023 Kia Niro Hybrid will Start at $26,490 in the US

Three trim levels will be available Sales will begin this month in the United States The plug-in hybrid and the electric versions will...

Lucid Might Introduce a Midsize Luxury Car in 2025

The Air, the brand’s flagship luxury sedan, is exceptional. Lucid is currently working on their first SUV, the Gravity. Lucid Motors is currently in...

The Polestar 3 SUV’s Rear-End Revealed

The Polestar 3 launched officially on October 12th. The elegant SUV will pack serious performance. And it looks really good. Based on this new...

Wards publishes its list of the 10 best powertrains for 2022

Earlier this week, Wards Auto released its list of the 10 Best Engines and Powertrain Systems of the past year. And as expected, electrification...

The 2023 Nissan Ariya will Begin at $43,190 in the U.S.

The brand’s first electric crossover will be offered in six trim levels. The dual-motor AWD system will be optional. The longest-range version will...
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

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.