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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.

Ford F-150 2021 Truck of the Year (1)

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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North American Car/Truck/Utility of the Year 2017 Finalists!

January 9, 2017
2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Vehicle Intro Video

Watch the introduction of the North American Car and Truck of the Year finalists in the categories of Car of the Year, Truck of the […]

New Trophy for North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Award – FOX Business News

January 4, 2017
Lauren Fix on FOX with new NACTOY trophy

Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® appears on FOX Business to reveal the new North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Award trophy as well […]

New NACTOY Trophy Unveiling – Automotive News TV

December 13, 2016

Former General Motors Design Director Ed Wellburn reveals his new trophy designed for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. The award […]

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