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2016 Awards: And the winners are…

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Here are the winners of the 2016 Awards as voted by a panel of writers and collaborators. There are 15 different categories this year, and all vehicles available in Canada — not just the brand new models — were considered.

Let’s give a round of applause to…

Sub-Compact Car: Nissan Micra
Finalists: Fiat 500 and Honda Fit

Compact Car: Mazda3 / Mazda3 Sport
Finalists: Volkswagen Golf / Golf Sportwagon and Honda Civic Sedan

Midsize Car: Subaru Outback
Finalists: Ford Fusion and Hyundai Sonata

Full-Size Car: Hyundai Genesis
Finalists: Dodge Charger and Chevrolet Impala

Compact Utility: Mazda CX-3 
Finalists: Jeep Cherokee and Subaru Forester 

Midsize Utility: Jeep Grand Cherokee
Finalists: Ford Edge and Volkswagen Touareg

Full-Size Utility: Chevrolet Tahoe
Finalists: GMC Yukon/Yukon XL and Ford Expedition/Expedition MAX

Van: Honda Odyssey
Finalists: Ford Transit  and Kia Sedona

Pickup: Ram 1500
Finalists: Ford F-150 and Toyota Tacoma

Sports Car: Volkswagen Golf R
Finalists: Chevrolet Corvette and Cadillac ATS-V 

Luxury Compact Car: BMW 4 Series
Finalists: Volvo S60/V60 and Cadillac ATS

Luxury Large Car: Porsche Panamera
Finalists: Jaguar XJ and Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Luxury Compact Utility: Porsche Macan
Finalists: Lexus RX and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Luxury Midsize Utility: Volvo XC90 
Finalists: Acura MDX and Porsche Cayenne

Green Car: Chevrolet Volt
Finalists: Tesla Model S and Infiniti Q50 Hybrid