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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 Names 27 Semifinalists for 2021 Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards

September 30, 2020
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The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Awards said today that, following a preliminary vote, 27 new vehicles have made its list of semifinalists for the 2021 awards.

2021 Ram 1500 TRX Joins NACTOY Eligibility List

August 18, 2020
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The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Awards has added the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX performance truck to its list of eligible vehicles for the 2021 awards.

NACTOY Updates Vehicle Eligibility List for 2021 Awards

July 20, 2020
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Media contact: Brent Snavely Lambert & Co. M: 313.378.6082 E: bsnavely@lambert.com   NACTOY Updates Vehicle Eligibility List for 2021 Awards Eligibility list expanded by five […]

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