Top 10 & Top 5 Nominees for the 2022 World Car Finals

The world car finals powered by Brembo begin today with the announcement of the Top 10 and Top 5 finalists in six World Car Awards categories and conclude on April 13 with the winners being presented live at the 2022 New York International Auto Show. A panel of 102 eminent worldwide automotive journalists from 33 countries selected the finalists by secret ballot based on their evaluation of each qualifying vehicle as part of their professional work.

A World Electric Vehicle of the Year trophy is a new addition to the 2022 awards program. This new award is meant to honor, promote, and celebrate the worldwide transition to electric cars that is now ongoing, as well as to reward the efforts of manufacturers throughout the world in producing these environmentally-friendly vehicles.



The winner of the 2022 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) will be picked from among the Top 10 finalists asked from an original list of 28 contenders:

2022 World Car of the Year

Vehicles qualified for World Car of the Year should be created in volumes of something like 10,000 units/year, should be estimated underneath the extravagance vehicle level in their essential business sectors, and should be “discounted” in somewhere around two significant business sectors (China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, USA) on no less than two separate mainlands inside the period January 1, 2021, and March 30, 2022.

  1. Audi Q4 e-tron
  2. Cupra Formentor
  3. Ford Mustang Mach-E
  4. Genesis G70
  5. Honda Civic
  6. Hyundai Ioniq 5
  7. Hyundai Tucson
  8. Kia EV6
  9. Lexus NX
  10. Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ
2022
Audi Q4 e-Tron
2022
Cupra Formentor
2022
Genesis G70
2022
Honda Civic
2022
Hyundai Ioniq 5
2022
Hyundai Tucson
2022
Kia EV6
2022
Lexus NX
2022
Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ

2022 World Urban Car

Vehicles fitting the bill for the World Urban Car should be created in amounts of something like 5,000 units each year and “at a bargain” in somewhere around two significant business sectors (China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, and the United States) on no less than two mainlands between January 1, 2021, and March 30, 2022. Vehicles should have a general length of something like 4.3 meters and be guaranteed for use on open parkways.

  1. Dacia Sandero
  2. Opel Mokka
  3. Renault Kiger
  4. Toyota Yaris Cross
  5. Volkswagen Taigun
2022
Dacia Sandero
2022
Opel Mokka
2022
Renault Kiger
2022
Toyota Yaris Cross
2022
Volkswagen Taigun

2022 World Luxury Car

Vehicles qualified for World Luxury Car should be delivered in volumes of somewhere around 5,000 units/year, should be evaluated at the luxury vehicle level in their essential business sectors, and should be “on special” in something like two significant business sectors (China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, USA) on no less than two separate landmasses inside the period January 1, 2021, and March 30, 2022.

  1. Audi Q5 Sportback
  2. BMW iX
  3. Genesis GV70
  4. Mercedes-Benz EQS
  5. Volvo C40 Recharge
2022
Audi Q5 Sportback
2022
BMW iX
2022
Genesis GV70
2022
Mercedes-Benz EQS
2022
Volvo C40 Recharge

2022 World Performance Car

Vehicles qualified for World Performance Car should be created in volumes of somewhere around 2,000 units/year, should be plainly execution centered in generally speaking person, and should be “at a bargain” in no less than two significant business sectors (China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, USA) on something like two separate landmasses inside the period January 1, 2021, and March 30, 2022. Significantly updated varieties of existing models explicitly intended to improve by and large execution attributes might be qualified, at the caution of the coordinators.

  • Audi e-tron GT
  • BMW M3/M4
  • Porsche 911 GT3
  • Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI/R
2022
Audi e-Tron GT
2022
BMW M3/M4
2022
Porsche 911 GT3
2022
Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ
2022
Volkswagen Golf GTI/R

2022 World Electric Vehicle of the Year

Vehicles qualified for World Electric Vehicle of the Year should be fueled exclusively by at least one electric engine, should be delivered in volumes of no less than 5,000 units/year, and should be “at a bargain” in somewhere around two significant business sectors (China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America, USA) on something like two separate mainlands inside the period January 1, 2021, and March 30, 2022.

  1. Audi e-tron GT
  2. BMW iX
  3. Ford Mustang Mach-E
  4. Hyundai Ioniq 5
  5. Mercedes-Benz EQS
2022
Audi e-Tron GT
2022
BMW iX
2022
Ford Mustang Mach-E
2022
Hyundai Ioniq 5
2022
Mercedes-Benz EQS

2022 World Car Design of the Year

All cars that qualify for other World Car award categories are automatically considered for World Car Design of the Year.

  1. Audi e-tron GT
  2. Ford Mustang Mach-E
  3. Hyundai Ioniq 5
  4. Kia EV6
  5. Mercedes-Benz EQS
2022
Audi e-Tron GT
2022
Ford Mustang Mach-E
2022
Hyundai Ioniq 5
2022
Kia EV6
2022
Mercedes-Benz EQS

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