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Toyota Prius car of the year in Japan

The period of appointment and selection of vehicles of the year is already underway, and it is the Japanese that the honor to start the ball rolling.

Thus, we learn that the car title of the year in the country of the rising sun has been attributed to the 3rd generation Toyota Prius, which takes over from another Toyota iQ, award the year passes .

It is almost sixty Japanese automotive journalists who form the jury should award this honor annually also called JCOTY (Japan Car of the Year).

In the end, they have attributed 433 points a Prius, followed by the Honda Insight which harvest 391 points, and the Volkswagen Golf with 186 points accumulated.

Other major awards:

Importee car of the year: Volkswagen Golf

Advanced technology: Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Car more 'FUN': Nissan 370Z

Best quality / price ratio: Subaru Legacy

Constantly changing car: Honda Fit

The last five laureates:

Obviously this is when holding the auto show in Tokyo that are revealed the best cars of the year. Although these appointments are generally announced within one year calendar, but for products of superior model year, the organizers provide and identify these as the last best values ​​2005/2006 and so on ...

Thus, since 2005 the winning cars were:

2005/2006 Mazda MX-5

2006/2007 Lexus LS460

2007/2008 Honda Fit

2008/2009 Toyota iQ

2009/2010 Toyota Prius III

Toyota Prius car of the year in Japan picture #1

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