TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Celebrating 27 seasons on TSN, MOTORING 2014, television's longest-running and most respected Canadian automotive program, has selected the Mazda3 as its Car of the Year for 2014.
"With each new generation, the Mazda3 has set a new standard for the compact segment. The latest car does that yet again. The combination of styling, practicality and a full suite of Mazda's Skyactiv technologies make it a dynamic, fun to drive car that is equally fuel-efficient. The combination made it the runaway winner of MOTORING's Car of the Year."
MOTORING also recognized the Mazda3 as its best new Small Family Car.
Other segment winners:
Sports Car - Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Affordable CUV - Kia Soul
Affordable Sports Car - Ford Fiesta ST
Economy Car - Kia Forte
Affordable Luxury Car - Mercedes-Benz CLA
Family Car - Chevrolet Impala
Pick-Up Truck - Tie! GM Sierra/Silverado and Ram 1500
Luxury Car - Cadillac CTS
CUV Over 35K - Jeep Grand Cherokee
Prestige Car - Mercedes-Benz S-Class
For more information and the complete list of nominees and winners, please go to motoringtv.com.
SOURCE Bradford Productions
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