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Car of the Year Awards

The annual Motor Trend Car of the Year Award features significant inupt from the editors of Truck Trend magazine and is given to the vehicle that best represents exceptional value, superiority in its class, and most significant developments on the Car scene each year. Inside you’ll find reviews of all the vehicle candidates, insight into the exhaustive testing process, photos, and more information on the Car of the Year winner.
Cadillac CTS Named Motor Trend's 2014 Car of the Year Cadillac CTS Named Motor Trend's 2014 Car of the Year
CTS Scores Second Motor Trend Car of the Year Award: Brand has four COTY wins including first-ever in 1949 more
Motor Trend Names Tesla Model S as 2013 Car of the Year Motor Trend Names Tesla Model S as 2013 Car of the Year
American-made, All-Electric Car Rises to Top of Most Competitive Field Ever more
Motor Trend Names Volkswagen Passat 2012 Car Of The Year Motor Trend Names Volkswagen Passat 2012 Car Of The Year
Motor Trend, the world's authority on cars, trucks and SUVs announced today the Volkswagen Passat as its 2012 Car of the Year. more
Motor Trend Names Chevrolet Volt As 2011 Car of the Year Motor Trend Names Chevrolet Volt As 2011 Car of the Year
Magazine recognizes Volt as a "fully functional, no-compromise compact automobile that offers consumers real benefits in terms of lower... more
2010 Motor Trend Car of the Year: Ford Fusion 2010 Motor Trend Car of the Year: Ford Fusion
The Comeback Kid: Do-it-All Sedan is Reborn for 2010 and is Better, Smarter, Nicer, Prettier, Comfier, Leaner, Meaner, and Greener in Every... more
2009 Motor Trend Car of the Year Winner: Nissan GT-R 2009 Motor Trend Car of the Year Winner: Nissan GT-R
Yes, we are fully aware of the GT-R's best-known nickname, "Godzilla" -- so called because the automotive press found previous generations... more
Motor Trend names Cadillac CTS 2008 Car of the Year Motor Trend names Cadillac CTS 2008 Car of the Year
Motor Trend announced today that the Cadillac CTS is the 2008 Motor Trend Car of the Year. more
Motor Trend Names Cadillac CTS 2008 Car of the Year Motor Trend Names Cadillac CTS 2008 Car of the Year
Motor Trend announced today that the Cadillac CTS is the 2008 Motor Trend Car of the Year. more
The Motor Trend Trophy Dash The Motor Trend Trophy Dash
Motor Trend's Car (and Truck and Sport/Utility) of the Year Award have long been symbolized by the "Golden Calipers" trophy. But it wasn't... more
2003 Car of the Year: Infiniti G35 2003 Car of the Year: Infiniti G35
"Superb powertrain, maybe the best available in this price range." "Dynamically, this thing is a winner. So capable, so... more
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