PREVIOUS FINALISTS & WINNERS
  Domestic automakers have won “North American Car of the Year” eight times.
Japanese automakers have won three times.
European automakers have won four times.
A Korean automaker has won once.

Domestic automakers have won “North American Truck of the Year” 10 times.
Japanese automakers have won four times.
European automakers have won twice.

In the totals above Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep are counted as domestic automakers. Volvo and Mercedes-Benz are included in the European category.


2000- 2009 1994 -1999    
 
 
2009
CAR finalists:
Ford Flex, Hyundai Genesis and the Volkswagen Jetta TDI.
The winner was the HYUNDAI GENESIS.

Truck FINALISTS:
Ford F-150, Dodge Ram and the Mercedes-Benz ML320 BlueTEC.
The winner was the FORD F-150.
2008
CAR finalists:
Chevrolet Malibu, Cadillac CTS and the Honda Accord.
The winner was the CHEVROLET MALIBU.

Truck FINALISTS:
Mazda CX-9, Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid and the Buick Enclave.
The winner was the MAZDA CX-9.
2007
CAR finalists:
Honda Fit, Toyota Camry and the Saturn Aura.
The winner was the Saturn Aura.

Truck FINALISTS:
Chevrolet Silverado, the Mazda CX-7 and the Ford Edge.
The winner was the Chevrolet Silverado.
2006
CAR finalists:
Honda Civic, Ford Fusion and the Pontiac Solstice.
The winner was the Honda Civic.

Truck FINALISTS:
Honda Ridgeline, the Nissan Xterra and the Ford Explorer.
The winner was the Honda Ridgeline.

2005
CAR finalists:
Chevrolet Corvette, the Chrysler 300/300C and the Ford Mustang.
The winner was the Chrysler 300/300C.

Truck FINALISTS:
Ford Freestyle, the Land Rover LR3 and the Ford Escape Hybrid.
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The winner was the Ford Escape Hybrid.
2004 CAR finalists:
Toyota Prius, the Mazda RX-8 and the Cadillac XLR.
The winner was the Toyota Prius.

Truck FINALISTS:
Ford F-150, the Nissan Titan and the Cadillac SRX.
The winner was the Ford F-150.

2003 CAR finalists:
Infiniti G35 Coupe, the Nissan 350Z and the Mini Cooper and Cooper S.
The winner was the Mini Cooper/Cooper S.

Truck FINALISTS:
Volvo XC90, the Hummer H2 and the Honda Element and the Nissan Murano, which tied.
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The winner was the Volvo XC90.

2002 CAR finalists:
NiNissan Altima, the Ford Thunderbird and the Cadillac CTS.
THe winner was the Nissan Altima.


Truck FINALISTS:
Chevrolet Avalanche, the Chevrolet TrailBlazer and the Jeep Liberty.
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The winner was the Chevrolet TrailBlazer.

2001 CAR finalists:
Chrysler PT Cruiser, the Honda Insight and the Toyota Prius.
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The winner was the Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Truck FINALISTS:
Acura MDX, the Ford Escape and the Toyota Sequoia.
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The winner was the Acura MDX.

2000 CAR finalists:
Ford Focus, the Audi TT and the Lincoln LS.
The winner was the Ford Focus.

Truck FINALISTS:
Nissan Xterra, the Dodge Dakota Quad Cab and the Toyota Tundra.
The winner was the Nissan Xterra.