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World Car of the Year 2016 contenders are revealed


Audi Prologue Avant

Audi Prologue Avant

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Audi Prologue Avant

The following is the list of contenders for the 2016 World Car of the Year award.

It will be cut to 10 by February and to a final shortlist of three by the time the Geneva Show rolls around in March.

Overall and individual category winners will be announced at the New York Motor Show next April.

World Car of the Year

Audi A4 saloon/Avant


Cadillac CT6

Chevrolet Malibu

Ford Edge

Honda HR-V

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Tucson

Jaguar XE

KIA Optima

Land Rover Discovery Sport

Mazda CX-3

Mazda CX-5

 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Nissan Maxima

Opel Astra

Skoda Superb

SSangYong Tivoli

Subaru Levorg

Subaru Outbac

Toyota Prius

Volkswagen Touran

Luxury Car of the Year

Audi Q7

Bentley Mulsanne Speed

BMW 7-series

Infiniti Q30

Jaguar XF

Lexus R

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

Volvo XC90

Design Car of the Year

Audi R8 Coupe

Audi RS3 Sportback


Cadillac ATS-V

Cadillac CTS-V

Chevrolet Camaro

Honda Civic Type R

Mercedes-Benz C 63 Coupe

Range Rover Sport SVR

Green Car of the Year

Audi Q7

Audi R8 Coupe

BMW 2 Series Convertible

BMW 7 Series

Hyundai Creta

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe,

BMW 330e Plug-in-hybrid

Chevrolet Volt

Mercedes-Benz C350e

Nissan Murano Hybrid

Nissan X-Trail Hybrid

Toyota Mirai (Hydrogen Fuel Cell) π Toyota Prius (Hybrid)

Volkswagen Passat GTE

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