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2016 World Car of the Year finalists announced

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The 2016 World Car of the Year finalists have just been announced for the five different categories. The winners will be crowned on March 24th just before the official start of the 2016 New York Auto Show.

A jury of 73 renowned auto journalists from more than 20 countries around the globe voted for the prestigious awards this year.

Here are the finalists:

2016 World Car of the Year

  • Audi A4
  • Mazda MX-5
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC

2016 World Luxury Car of the Year

  • Audi Q7
  • BMW 7 Series
  • Volvo XC90

2016 World Performance Car of the Year

  • Audi R8
  • Honda Civic Type R I
  • Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe

2016 World Car Design of the Year

  • Jaguar XE
  • Mazda CX-3
  • Mazda MX-5

2016 World Green Car of the Year

  • Chevrolet Volt
  • Toyota Mirai
  • Toyota Prius