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2018 Auto123.com Awards: And the Winners Are…!

Another dynamic year for the industry, crowned in style By ,

After a high-in-anticipation run-up since the finalists were first announced, the 2018 Auto123.com Awards were handed out this Wednesday at a special ceremony in Toronto. An expert panel consisting of five of our veteran contributors and test drivers, plus our own chief writer, had placed their votes in each of the 17 categories for the vehicles they considered the best and most noteworthy this year. Only vehicles tested and sold before November 1st were eligible for consideration.

Without further ado, here—cue drumroll—is the list of winners. Make sure to follow the links for more detailed information about each of the winning models, thus making your next purchase decision easier!

2018 SUBCOMPACT CAR OF THE YEAR: Honda Fit
Finalists: Chevrolet Sonic, Kia Rio

2018 COMPACT CAR OF THE YEAR: Hyundai Elantra GT
Finalists: Subaru Impreza, Mazda3

2018 MIDSIZE CAR OF THE YEAR: Kia Stinger
Finalists: Honda Accord, Toyota Camry

2018 FULL-SIZE SEDAN OF THE YEAR: Nissan Maxima
Finalists : Toyota Avalon, Chrysler 300

2018 LUXURY COMPACT CAR OF THE YEAR: Audi S5 Sportback
Finalists: Alfa Romeo Giulia, MINI Countryman

2018 LUXURY CAR OF THE YEAR: Lexus LC
Finalists: BMW 5 Series, Porsche Panamera

2018 SUBCOMPACT SUV OF THE YEAR: Nissan Qashqai
Finalists: Toyota CH-R, Subaru Crosstrek

2018 COMPACT SUV OF THE YEAR: Mazda CX-5
Finalists: Honda CR-V, Volkswagen Tiguan

2018 MIDSIZE SUV / MINIVAN OF THE YEAR: Volkswagen Atlas
Finalists: Honda Odyssey, Chevrolet Traverse

2018 FULL-SIZE SUV OF THE YEAR: Chevrolet Tahoe
Finalists: Dodge Durango, Nissan Armada

2018 LUXURY COMPACT SUV OF THE YEAR: Volvo XC60
Finalists: Audi Q5, Jaguar E-PACE

2018 LUXURY SUV OF THE YEAR: Land Rover Range Rover Velar
Finalists: Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Volvo XC90

2018 PICKUP OF THE YEAR: Ford F-150
Finalists: Nissan TITAN XD, Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

2018 SPORT COMPACT CAR OF THE YEAR: Honda Civic Type R
Finalists: Subaru WRX/WRX STI, Volvo S60/V60 Polestar

2018 SPORTS CAR OF THE YEAR: Porsche 911
Finalists: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat/SRT Demon, Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

2018 CONVERTIBLE OF THE YEAR: Mazda MX-5 RF
Finalists: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet, Porsche 718 Boxster

2018 GREEN VEHICLE OF THE YEAR: Chevrolet Bolt EV
Finalists: Hyundai IONIQ, Kia Niro 

Congratulations to all the winners, and, hey, let’s do this again next year! 

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