Cars that won the hearts of Americans!

Cars that won the hearts of Americans!

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Motor Trend Magazine has chosen the best car, crossover and pickup of 2022. The results were quite unexpected.

The US Car of the Year winners have been announced. The list of laureates was published by the American magazine Motor Trend, which is the organizer of the award.

Motor Trend’s Best Car of the Year 2022 is Lucid Air’s latest electric car, recently entering production. It impresses, above all, with a huge range of 830 km. In addition, a set of innovative technologies in electric vehicles was noted. His competitors were:

  • Honda Civic
  • Hyundai Elantra
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class and EQS
  • Toyota GR 86
  • Porsche Taycan

Genesis GV70 was named Crossover of the Year at Motor Trend. The premium model from Hyundai attracted the jury with a good combination of price and quality, as well as rich equipment. South Korean model outstripped:

  • Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee L and Grand Wagoneer
  • Jeep Wrangler
  • Kia Sorento
  • Volkswagen ID.4

And among the pickups, the mighty 700-horsepower Ram 1500 TRX became the winner. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.5 seconds and is currently the fastest production pickup in the world. The rivals of the Ram 1500 TRX were:

  • Ford Super Duty
  • Jeep Gladiator
  • Nissan Frontier and Titan

The Car of the Year competition at Motor Trend has been held since 1949 and is considered one of the most respected in the world. Journalists of the publication evaluate cars according to six criteria:

  1. Design
  2. Technical component
  3. Economy
  4. Security
  5. Cost
  6. Compliance of the car with its main function

Earlier it was reported about the finalists of the competition “European Car of the Year”. The winner will be determined in February.

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