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Geneva 2018: The 3 Finalists for World Car of the Year Are…

The World Car of the Year award is set to be announced on March 28 during the New York International Auto Show. Earlier this week at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, the three finalists for the award were unveiled.

Unsurprisingly given recent trends in the industry and consumer preferences, all three are sport utility vehicles, a reflection of current trends in the automotive marketplace around the globe. The three finalists are:

    Mazda CX-5
    Range Rover Velar
    Volvo XC60

Finalists in the other World Car Awards categories are:

2018 World Luxury Car of the Year

    Audi A8
    Porsche Cayenne
    Porsche Panamera

2018 World Performance Car of the Year

    BMW M5
    Honda Civic Type R
    Lexus LC 500

2018 World Green Car of the Year

    BMW 530e iPerformance
    Chrysler Pacifica hybride
    Nissan LEAF

2018 World Urban Car of the Year

    Ford Fiesta
    Suzuki Swift
    Volkswagen Polo

2018 World Car Design of the Year

    Lexus LC 500
    Range Rover Velar
    Volvo XC60

2018 Volvo XC60
Photo: Volvo
2018 Volvo XC60