CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com has announced nominees for its 2017 Best Of awards, the annual awards show the company hosts in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show. This year's categories include Best of 2017, Best Pickup Truck of 2017, Eco-Friendly Car of the Year, Family Car of the Year, Luxury Car of the Year and Play Car of the Year. Each car represented on the list excels in three key criteria; quality, innovation and value. Pickup trucks are judged on power, capability and value. All vehicles are 2017 models, and Best of 2017 nominees must be all-new or fully redesigned.
"Each year Cars.com experts test hundreds of new cars with the goal of empowering car shoppers with the information they need to make better decisions," said Patrick Olsen, Cars.com editor-in-chief. "At the end of the year we narrow those choices down to recognize the best of the best. Our awards are designed to help consumers across a wide array of car segments and budgets. In addition to naming the best new car and truck of the year, we award cars for different types of shoppers including families, fuel-conscious drivers, luxury shoppers and more."
All award winners will be announced January 10, 2017. For more details about nominees and all of Cars.com's awards, visit www.cars.com/awards.
Cars.com is a leading online destination that helps car shoppers and owners navigate every turn of car ownership. A pioneer in automotive classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms, connecting consumers with local dealers across the country anytime, anywhere. Through trusted expert content, on-the-lot mobile app features, millions of new and used vehicle listings, a comprehensive set of research tools and the largest database of consumer reviews in the industry, Cars.com helps shoppers buy, sell and service their vehicles.