Jurors voted on the finalists based on segment leadership, innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. The process began in June 2018 by determining vehicle eligibility and included three rounds of voting.
This year, the 2019 finalists are:
Car of the Year: Genesis G70, Honda Insight, Volvo S60/V60
Utility Vehicle of the Year: Acura RDX, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV, Jaguar I-Pace
Truck of the Year Finalists: Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, Ram 1500