Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) 2013 Winners

Each year the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) recognizes the best new models introduced in Canada in category specific awards. This year 80 journalists, conducting over 2,000 individual roads test, determined the 2013 category award winners. While some of the winning vehicles are specific to the North American market, others are available globally.

And the winners are…

CITY CAR: Ford Focus EV

AJAC Winner – City Car

BEST NEW SMALL CAR (under $21k): Mazda3 Skyactiv Sedan

AJAC Winner – Best New Small Car (Under $21K)

BEST NEW SMALL CAR (over $21k): Hyundai Elantra GT

AJAC Winner – Best New Small Car (Over $21k)

BEST NEW FAMILY CAR (under $30k): Honda Accord Sedan

AJAC Winner – Best New Family Car (Under $30k)

BEST NEW FAMILY CAR (over $30k): Ford Fusion Hybrid

AJAC Winner – Best New Family Car (Over $35k)

BEST NEW LUXURY CAR: Cadillac ATS

AJAC Winner – Best New Luxury Car

BEST NEW PRESTIGE AND PERFORMANCE CAR: Porsche 911 Carrera S

AJAC Winner – Best New Prestige and Performance Car (Over $75k)

BEST NEW SPORTS/PERFORMANCE CAR (under $50k): Ford Focus ST

AJAC Winner – Best New Sports/Performance (Under $50k)

BEST NEW SPORTS/PERFORMANCE CAR (over $50k): Porsche Boxster

AJAC Winner – Best New Sports/Performance (Over $50k)

BEST NEW SUV/CUV (under $35k): Ford Escape 1.6 L EcoBoost

BEST NEW SUV/CUV ($35k-$60k): Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T

AJAC Winner – Best New SUV/CUV

The category winners now compete for the 2013 Canadian Car of the Year award that will be announced on February 14th, 2013, at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, ON. An event that the RedlineNorth Team will be attending. So check back in February for the announcement of the Canadian Car of the Year Award Winner.

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