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2022 World Car of the Year

World Car of the Year: Vehicles eligible for World Car of the Year must be produced in volumes of at least 10,000 units/year, must be priced below the luxury-car level in their primary markets, and must be “on-sale” in at least two major markets (China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, USA) on at least two separate continents within the period January 1, 2021 and March 30, 2022.

Multi-category Entries: Vehicles in the World Performance Car, World Urban Car, World Electric Vehicle and World Car Design of the Year categories may also be contenders in the overall “World Car of the Year” class or "World Luxury Car" class, depending on type and pricing.

All vehicles eligible for other World Car award categories are automatically eligible for World Car Design of the Year.


Hyundai IONIQ 5
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Top 3 In The World:

Ford Mustang Mach-E
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Kia EV6
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Audi Q4 e-tron
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Cupra Formentor
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Genesis G70
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Honda Civic
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Hyundai Tucson
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Lexus NX
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Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ
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Acura MDX

Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV

Chevrolet Corvette C8

Citroen C5 X

Dacia Sandero

Hyundai Staria

Kia Sportage

Mitsubishi Outlander

Nissan Pathfinder

Opel Mokka

Peugeot 308

Renault Kiger

Subaru Outback

Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota Yaris Cross

Volkswagen Taigun

Volkswagen Taos