The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) today announced the winners of the 2015 Canadian Car and Truck of the Year awards during a press conference held at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.
The Subaru Legacy is the 2015 Canadian Car of the Year, edging the Hyundai Genesis, Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC, and Volkswagen Golf. It was also named Canada's best new family car in the under-$30,000 category this past December.
"Subaru had an outstanding year in 2014," said Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "In the past year, Subaru sold a record number of vehicles and celebrated a new milestone in company history with unprecedented sales success. This award from AJAC is a wonderful tribute to the Subaru Legacy as well as to our recent achievements."
Meanwhile, the Ford F-150 is the 2015 Canadian Truck of the Year. It is the fourth time that Ford claims overall top honours in this category having also won in 2011 (Ford Edge), 2009 (Ford Flex), 2004 (F-150).
"We are honoured that the 2015 F-150 has been named AJAC's 2015 Truck of the Year," said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. "Our game-changing use of aluminum alloy is raising the competitive bar for pick-ups and we are humbled to be considered an innovator in the industry, committed to providing our customers the most capable and fuel efficient pick-up ever."