Truck finalists — all from Detroit 3 automakers — are the Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet Silverado EV, Ford Ranger, Ford Super Duty and GMC Canyon.
Utility vehicle finalists are the Chevrolet Blazer EV, Chevrolet Equinox EV, Dodge Hornet, Genesis Electrified GV70, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Kona, Kia EV9, Mazda CX90, Toyota Grand Highlander and Volvo EX30. The Blazer and Kona are previous winners.
Three finalists in each category will be named in Los Angeles on Nov. 16, with car, truck and utility winners announced in Detroit on Jan. 4, 2024.
A panel of 50 journalists, including Automotive News‘ engineering reporter Richard Truett, evaluates and selects the winners.