AJAC chose the eleven best vehicles in Canada for 2011
Triple laureates for General Motors and two laureates for Ford and Volkswagen
If seventy of the best automotive journalists in Canada have spent the week in the picturesque tourist town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, this is not for the scenery or the wine tastings. These members of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) journalists went there in the precise order to choose the best new cars and best new commercial vehicles in 11 different categories for the annual awards program of the Cars 'years of AJAC.
These four days of intensive and Concurrent trials are known in the automotive world as the 'Test Fest. The results of evaluations and voting journalists were announced today at a press conference or were unveiled the winners in 11 different categories. This press conference was held at the test center of Niagara, located on the grounds of the airport Regional Niagara District or 'Test Fest is held each year.
The winners are:
BEST NEW SMALL CAR (under $ 21,000) Ford Fiesta
BEST NEW SMALL CAR (over $ 21,000) Chevrolet Cruze
BEST FAMILY CAR (under $ 30,000) Volkswagen Jetta TDI Clean Diesel
BEST FAMILY CAR (over $ 30,000) Buick Regal
BEST LUXURY CAR (over $ 50,000) BMW 5 Series Sedan
BEST LUXURY CAR (over $ 75,000)
Porsche 911 Turbo S
BEST NEW SPORTS / PERFORMANCE: Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
BEST CAR VAN: Toyota Sienna
BEST UTILITY / CROSSOVER (under $ 35,000) Hyundai Tucson
BEST UTILITY / CROSSOVER (between $ 35,000 and $ 50,000) Ford Edge
BEST UTILITY / CROSSOVER (over $ 50,000) Volkswagen Touareg
These results were compiled by international accounting firm KPMG and secrets homes until the press conference this morning. They were determined from more than 40,000 individual data generated by testing 144 different vehicles.
The purpose of the AJAC awards is to provide consumers with a valuable resource to use for the purchase of a new vehicle. A resource which presents a wide range of comparative data on vehicles that are new to the Canadian market. This information includes not only the features but also the performance data and subjective ratings on up to 23 different elements ranging from habitability comfort and quality of the bearing has the finesse of handling.
The results of the work of our journalists - including all comparative data and objective measures harvested this week - are presented on our web site as a source of information for potential buyers. Consumers who want to compare a Nissan Cube has a Kia Soul, Ford Fiesta Mazda2, or when a Volkswagen Jetta and a Jeep Cherokee and a Hyundai Sante Fe only have to visit the site AJAC the following address: www.ajac.ca> Canadian Car of the Year> 2011 Results of votes.
Photos of program evaluation of 'TestFest and press conference are also available on the website of AJAC and various social networking sites.
The 11 winners presented above are now vying for the Grand Prix Car of the year 2011 and the Utility of the year 2011 in Canada. These winners will be announced February 17, 2011 under the International Auto Show in Toronto Canada Ontario. The winners of the Best New Design and Best New Technology, presented by Shell Canada, will also ads that day.
And if you still are thinking about purchasing a model 2010, 2009 or 2008, the site still offers AJAC, archives the comparative data and the result of the votes of earlier years. You can check up on the site at the following address: www.ajac.ca> Canadian Car of the Year> Past Winners> By year.
For more information on the prices of cars of the year 2011, you can visit the AJAC call the AJAC office at number 1-705-924-3444 or send an email to the address [email protected]
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