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2018 World Car of the Year: The Semi-Finalists

The 2018 World Car Awards will be handed out in a number of categories on March 28 during the New York International Auto Show. The jury of 82 automotive journalists recently announced its long list of semi-finalists in each of the categories.

2018 World Car of the Year

Alfa Romeo Giulia
Kia Stinger
Land Rover Discovery
Mazda CX-5
Nissan LEAF
Range Rover Velar
Toyota Camry
Volkswagen T-Roc (won't be sold in Canada)
Volvo XC60

2018 World Luxury Car of the Year

Audi A8
BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo
Lexus LS
Porsche Cayenne
Porsche Panamera

2018 World Performance Car of the Year

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Audi RS3
Honda Civic Type R
Lexus LC 500

2018 World Green Car of the Year

BMW 530e iPerformance
Chevrolet Cruze Diesel
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Nissan LEAF

2018 World Urban Car of the Year

Ford Fiesta
Hyundai Kona
Nissan Micra
Suzuki Swift
Volkswagen Polo

As for the World Design award for 2018, all of the models listed above will be eligible, in addition to the BMW i8 and Lamborghini Urus.

A second round of voting for the 2018 World Car Awards is currently underway, with votes to be submitted by February 13. Prior to the naming of the top winners in each category in New York this spring, the top three finalists in all categories will be announced in Geneva in early March.