The Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year is pleased to announce the winners of the five categories in this year’s award: Family Car, Large Car, SUV, Exclusive Car and 4×4 & Pick-Up. All these vehicles represent excellence in their segments in terms of safety, driving, technology, comfort, efficiency, environmental impact and value for money..
A total of 62 candidates were in the running to win one of the WWCOTY categories. All of them must meet the requirement of having been launched in at least two continents between January 1 and December 31, 2023.
This is the 14th edition of the awards presented by WWCOTY which consists of a team of 75 women motoring journalists from 52 countries on five continents. It is the only all-female jury in the automotive industry worldwide.
The work of the jurors over the past year has been marked by a market in continuous evolution towards more efficient and sustainable models. «Voting was not easy due to the extraordinary level of the candidates,» says Marta Garcia, president of the Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year. No vote was given at random. All have responded to demanding driving tests, detailed analysis and challenging studies of the competition. That’s why the WWCOTY awards are the benchmark for millions of buyers around the world.
The result is five unbeatable models, five cars that represent excellence in their category, automobiles that deserve one of the Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year awards.
These five winners now announced will go through to the final round of judging to determine the winner of WWCOTY’s top award. The Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year winner will be announced on the Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year Youtube Channel at 00:00 on 8 March, International Women’s Day. Stay tuned.
It is Volvo’s first premium compact SUV, its third 100% electric model and its most affordable car. It stands out for its homologated range of 450 kilometers, for its quality, safety equipment and because it is the Volvo with the lowest carbon footprint to date. Comfortable and spacious.
BMW 5 Series
The BMW 5 Series is offered with a full range of engines, including for the first time a fully electric version, as well as a family variant. This eighth generation features the most advanced technology, offers a spacious and comfortable cabin for occupants and is the brand’s first model to incorporate a fully vegan interior as standard.
The Kia EV9 is one of the first large electric SUV with up to seven seats. Despite its 5 meters long, it has good aerodynamics. It also stands out for its innovative design, its high technology, its bidirectional charging and ultra-fast 800-volt charging. In addition, its price is very competitive compared to other models in its segment.
This new generation of the Volkswagen Amarok presents a radical change. It gains habitability, off-road capabilities, load capacity. It includes five engines that adapt to the needs of each market. It also improves interior quality and equipment.
Aston Martin DB12
Luxury, elegance and performance define the new Aston Martin DB12. It is powered by a twin-turbo V8 engine that delivers 680 hp, declares a top speed of 325 km/h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) in 3.6 seconds. The most notable changes are found in its cabin with a new design and high quality without losing its functionality.