The finalists for the 2014 World Car of the Year have been announced. The list reads quite nicely, with not many surprises. All the cars have been selected by a jury of 69 motoring journalists from around the world – including South Africa -, and will be whittled down to the top three in time for the Geneva International Motor Show on 4 March.

Audi A3 hatch

The winner of the 2014 World Car of the Year will be announced at the 2014 New York International Auto Show in April. At the same time, category winners will also be announced for World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year.


So the nominees for 2014 World Car of the Year are in alphabetical order:

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Audi A3
BMW 4 Series
BMW i3

2014 Citroen C4 Picasso
Cadillac CTS
Citroen C4 Picasso
Ford Mondeo / Fusion

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Infiniti Q50
Jeep Cherokee

2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Lexus IS

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Peugeot 308
Skoda Octavia


In 2013 the overall WCOTY went to the Volkswagen Golf 7. May the best car win!

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