2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Candidates Announced

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2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Candidates Announced
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The 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year long list has been announced.

For next year’s Car of the Year and Truck/Utility of the Year selection process, the jury will consider 28 candidates in the car category and 29 vehicles in the truck/utility segment, which also includes crossovers. Last year, Chevrolet did a rare brand sweep by winning both categories with its Corvette Stingray and Silverado models. It’s possible for another automaker to do the same this year with GM, Ford, BMW, Hyundai, Kia and Toyota all having multiple nominees.

SEE ALSO: Corvette Stingray Named 2014 North American Car of the Year

The 2015 independent jury has been expanded to 60 jurors, an increase of 10 over the previous year. Expect a short list to be announced in the near future with the winners revealed at next year’s Detroit Auto Show.

Cars Acura TLX Alfa Romeo 4C Audi A3 BMW M3 BMW M4 BMW i3 BMW i8 Cadillac ATS Coupe & V Chrysler 200 Dodge Challenger Dodge Charger Ford Mustang Honda Fit Hyundai Genesis sedan Hyundai Sonata Jaguar F-Type Coupe Kia K900 Lexus RC Maserati Ghibli Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric Mercedes-Benz C-Class Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Subaru Legacy Subaru WRX / WRX STi Toyota Camry Toyota Yaris Volkswagen Golf/GTI Volvo V60

Trucks/Utilities Audi Q3 BMW X4 Cadillac Escalade Chevrolet Colorado Chevrolet Suburban Chevrolet Tahoe Chevrolet Trax Ford Edge Ford Expedition Ford F-150 Ford F-Series HD Ford Transit Connect GMC Canyon GMC Yukon GMC Yukon XL Honda HR-V Jeep Renegade Kia Sedona Kia Soul EV Lexus NX Lincoln MKC Lincoln Navigator Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Nissan Murano Porsche Macan Ram Promaster City Subaru Outback Volvo XC60 Volvo XC90

  • smartacus

    Predictions for the cars short list include the Alfa 4c, M4, MB S-Class coupe

  • Rickers

    The i8 should definitely be there.