2013 Auto123.com Awards Winners Announced

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Auto123.com, Canada's leading automotive web portal, has announced the winners of the 4th annual Auto123.com Awards.

Auto123.com's judging panel of 10 voting journalists cumulated their scores in each of the 20 vehicle categories, including Green Vehicle of the Year.

Here are winners of the 2013 Auto123.com Awards:

2013 Subcompact Car of the Year: Hyundai Accent
Finalists: Ford Fiesta and Kia Rio

2013 Compact Car of the Year: Hyundai Elantra
Finalists: Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Focus

2013 Midsize Car of the Year: Honda Accord
Finalists: Kia Optima and Ford Fusion

2013 Full-size Car of the Year: Dodge Charger
Finalists: Chrysler 300 and Hyundai Genesis Sedan

2013 Wagon of the Year: Volkswagen Golf Wagon
Finalists:  Subaru Outback and Toyota Venza

2013 Convertible of the Year: Mazda MX-5
Finalists:  BMW M3 cabriolet and Porsche Boxster

2013 Compact Utility of the Year: Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
Finalists: Subaru XV Crosstrek and Ford Escape

2013 Midsize Utility of the Year: Jeep Grand Cherokee
Finalists: Kia Sorento and Volkswagen Touareg

2013 Full-size Utility of the Year: Ford Flex
Finalists: Toyota Sequoia and Nissan Armada

2013 Van of the Year: Honda Odyssey
Finalists: Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan

2013 Pickup of the Year: Ford F-150
Finalists: Honda Ridgeline and Ram 1500

2013 Sports Car of the Year: Subaru BRZ
Finalists: Ford Shelby GT500 and Scion FR-S

2013 Luxury Compact Car of the Year: Cadillac ATS
Finalists: BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60

2013 Luxury Midsize Car of the Year: BMW 5 Series
Finalists: Lexus GS and Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2013 Luxury Large Car of the Year: Porsche Panamera
Finalists: Audi A8 and Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2013 Luxury Compact Utility of the Year: Range Rover Evoque
Finalists: Volvo XC60 and Acura RDX

2013 Luxury Midsize Utility of the Year: Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Finalists: Acura MDX and Porsche Cayenne

2013 Luxury Full-Size Utility of the Year: Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Finalists: Audi Q7 and Range Rover

2013 Prestige Car of the Year: Porsche 911 Carrera
Finalists: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and Audi R8

2013 Green Vehicle of the Year: Nissan LEAF
Finalists: Ford Focus Electric and Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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SOURCE: AUTO123.COM

For further information:

Michel Deslauriers, Editor-in-Chief
1 888 474-2886, ext. 219
mdeslauriers@auto123.com

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