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Watch the 2021 NACTOY Awards Announcement & Q&A

The 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ were held on January 11, 2021 during a virtual event rather than at Detroit’s TCF Center in light of ongoing COVID-19 concerns. The presentation was held in partnership with the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and followed by a media Q&A with representatives from the winning automakers. The Hyundai Elantra, Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang Mach E were revealed as the 2021 winners. Read the official NACTOY Press Release.

2021 NACTOY Winners

2021 Elantra NACTOY 2021 car of the year

2021 Car of the Year:
Hyundai Elantra

The Hyundai Elantra, Ford F-150 and  Ford Mustang Mach E were revealed as the winners of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ presented in a virtual event held in partnership with the North American International Auto Show.

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2021 Truck of the Year:
Ford F-150

The Hyundai Elantra, Ford F-150 and  Ford Mustang Mach E were revealed as the winners of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ presented in a virtual event held in partnership with the North American International Auto Show.

Mustang Mach E 2021 NACTOY Utility Vehicle of the Year

2021 Utility of the Year:
Ford Mustang Mach E

The Hyundai Elantra, Ford F-150 and  Ford Mustang Mach E were revealed as the winners of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year (NACTOY) Awards™ presented in a virtual event held in partnership with the North American International Auto Show.

Press Releases

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NACTOY Reveals Winners of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle™ of the Year

January 11, 2021
2021 NACTOY Winners

Media contact: Brent Snavely Lambert & Co. M: 313.378.6082 E: bsnavely@lambert.com     Award Winners are: Hyundai Elantra, Ford F-150, Ford Mustang Mach-E   DETROIT, […]

NACTOY to Announce Winners During January 11 Virtual Event

December 30, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY   NACTOY to Announce Winners During January 11 Virtual Event The North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Award™ […]

Nine Finalists for 2021 NACTOY Awards Announced

December 17, 2020

NACTOY jury voting for the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year™ Finalists is in and has been tallied and audited by Deloitte in Detroit. Here are this year’s finalists listed in alphabetical order within each category:

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