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Finalists 2024 World Car Of The Year Awards

All Finalists At 2024 World Car Awards – BYD Seal To Kia EV9

The prestigious 2024 World Car Awards are slated to be announced on March 27, 2024, at the New York International Auto Show 2024.

The finalists in multiple categories of the 2024 World Car Awards have been announced. This is a prestigious recognition in the automobile industry. The jury consists of more than 100 expert journalists and car experts from over 30 countries. They bring diversified experiences and measure cars on specific parameters to ensure that they pick up only the best of the lot.

Interestingly, the top 3 finalists for the Car of the Year Award this year are all EVs. We are sure you won’t be surprised to know that this award has been bagged by EVs in the previous three iterations in 2021 (VW ID.4), 2022 (Hyundai IONIQ 5) and 2023 (Hyundai IONIQ 6). Let us take a look at the top 3 finalists across all categories this time around.

BYD Seal Exterior Front Three Quarters
BYD Seal Exterior Front Three Quarters

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2024 World Car Awards

2024 World Car Of The Year

To commence this list, we take a look at the contenders for the overall 2024 World Car Of The Year Award. This is the ultimate accolade an automobile can receive from the critics. The nominees are:

  • BYD Seal
  • Kia EV9
  • Volvo EX30

2024 World Electric Vehicle Car Of The Year

This category is potentially among the most exciting since it contains the vehicles of the future. We have seen a massive boom in EV sales across the globe in the past couple of years. It is looking imminent that EVs are here to stay and become the norm. Sure, there are various challenges but a lot of work is going into R&D of EV technology including EV batteries. This year, the EVs which are competing for the crown are:

  • BMW i5
  • Kia EV9
  • Volvo EX30
Kia EV9 Concept Exterior
Kia EV9 Concept Exterior

2024 World Performance Car Of The Year

Next up, we discuss the contenders for the 2024 World Performance Car Of The Year Award. It is a thrilling category which highlights the top-engineered vehicles on the planet. Driving enthusiasts often look past most things in favour of performance. This year, the rivals fighting it out for the top spot include:

  • BMW M2 (Second-gen)
  • BMW XM
  • Hyundai IONIQ 5 N

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2024 World Luxury Car Of The Year

The next category on the list of the 2024 World Car Awards is the World Luxury Car Of The Year. This would interest those celebrated personalities from across the world, who want opulence from their automobiles. These include elite stars from various sections of society. Here are the finalists:

  • BMW 5 Series and i5
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV
Volvo EX30 Revealed Exterior Front Three Quarters
Volvo EX30 Revealed Exterior Front Three Quarters

2024 World Car Design Of The Year

For a vast majority of potential car buyers, the design plays a crucial role. For those who are not into the technicalities, the way a car looks is often the deciding factor in purchasing a car. In all honesty, it can be irresistible to hold oneself back when some of the most strikingly beautiful cars pass by. Therefore, we understand the importance of design in automobiles. This category encompasses:

  • Ford Bronco
  • Ferrari Purosangue
  • Toyota Prius

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Learn Electric Cars Says

This celebrated award ceremony acts as a stamp of validation for the carmakers to confirm that they have created something truly remarkable in some way. Various categories ensures that different aspects of vehicles are taken into consideration for this accolade. The fact that EVs are dominating these awards might well be the signs of things to come. What are your predictions?