NACTOY Jurors Road-Test Semi-Finalists

automotive journalists flocked to Michigan from all parts of the continent in order to drive confirmed contenders for the 26th edition of what has evolved, over the years, into the prestigious North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards program, better known and recognized by its snappy, NACTOY acronym.

Media Gallery of the 2018 NACTOY Comparison Drive

NACTOY jurors gathered in Ypsilanti, Michigan from October 16 -18, 2018 for a comparison drive event to test drive the semifinalist vehicles for the North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year awards. Check out the gallery of NACTOY jurors attending our annual meeting and testing each vehicle before the next round of voting narrows down to the finalists in each category.

2019 NACTOY Semifinalists in Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Jurors gathered in Ypsilanti, Michigan for a comparison drive event to test drive the semifinalist vehicles.

After a second round of voting is completed, finalists in each category will be announced at AutoMobility LA/LA Auto Show, November 28 at 8:00 AM to 8:15 AM in Structure A. The 2019 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year winners will be announced at Automobili-D/North American International Auto Show, Monday, January 14, 2019.

2018 NACTOY Award Winners

2018 North American Car, Utility Vehicle & Truck of the Year Award Winners

NACTOY is made up of an independent jury of approximately 60 Automotive Journalists from the Unites States and Canada. These jurors come together to determine the 2018 North American car, utility vehicle, and truck finalists and award winners.