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Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Hyundai and The Range Rover's Best Vehicle in 2012

THE exhibition of the Detroit Motor Show 2012 which took place in Detroit, the committee announced that the Hyundai Elantra and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque won the '2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year 'from the assessment results jury consisting of 50 automotive journalists in the United States and Canada .

For the second time Hyundai won the award previously won by the Hyundai Genesis sedan in 2009. This time the judges gave for 174 points to beat the Hyundai Elantra a VW Past with 161 points and Ford Focus with 155 points.

On the other hand, many who disagree with the term 'Truck of the Year' because of all the finalists are almost entirely of SUVs and crossovers. Whatever the case, which surely Land Rover won his first victory.

Ranger Rover Evoque managed to collect 254 points from the judges left far Honda CR-V which only managed to collect 142 points and the BMW X3 which only 94 points. Last year, winner of the North American Car and Truck of the Year disabet by the American duo of Chevrolet Volt and Ford Explorer.

List of Finalists North American Car of the Year:

  •  Audi A6
  •  Audi A7
  •   Buick Verano
  •   Chevrolet Sonic
  •   Chrysler 300/SRT-8
  •   Fiat 500
  •   Ford Focus
  •   Hyundai Accent
  •   Hyundai Elantra
  •   Hyundai Veloster
  •   Kia Rio / Rio 5
  •   Scion iQ
  •   Subaru Impreza
  •   Toyota Camry
  •   Toyota Prius V
  •   VW Beetle
  •   VW Passat

List of Finalists North American Truck of the Year:

  •   BMW X3
  •   Honda CR-V
  •   Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
  •   Mercedes-Benz M-Class
  •   Mini Countryman
  •   Nissan Quest
  •   Saab 9-4X


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