For more stories like this one, 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year Short List Announced please visit AutoGuide.com.The short list nominees for the 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year have been announced.
Every year, 57 automotive experts evaluate a whole swath of vehicles to whittle down the pack to just two, the North American car and truck/utility vehicle of the year. Their votes are sent straight to a third part, Deloitte & Touche in Detroit, to be counted.
The winners will be announced at the very beginning of 2016 at the Detroit Auto Show in January. For 2015, the Volkswagen Golf /GTI and the Ford F-150 were named car and truck of the year.
The list of nominees for 2016 is below. Let us know in the comments which car you think should take the top prize.
2016 Car of the Year
BMW 7 Series
Mazda MX-5 Miata
2016 Truck/Utility of the Year
Nissan Titan XD
Tesla Model X