These are the candidates for the best car of the year: lots of saloon, an SUV Swedish… and a japanese sports

we Already have a list of candidates for the title of “Best Car of the Year in Europe”. The winner will know in march at the next Geneva motor show, but we already know who the victor will be between the Audi A4, BMW 7-Series, Jaguar XE, Skoda Superb, Volvo XC90, Opel Astra or the Mazda MX-5.

Citroën Cactus, Ford Modeno, Volkswagen Passat… and these were the candidates for the car of the year 2015

A list with most sedans, with a duel between the Audi A4 and Jaguar XE where we are with the winner of the car of the year in Japan, the Mazda MX-5 and where, in addition to the new generation of the Opel Astra we found a SUV scandinavian is not missing, precisely, arguments to win over the jury if we take into account that, beyond their technological deployment or their polished presence and introduces us to a new stage for the Swedish firm.

This list of candidates is the result of a second screen, initially the jury in charge of choosing the Car of the year drew up a list of 35 candidates where there were models as varied as the new BMW X1, the Ford Mustang, Audi R8, the Hyundai Tucson, the Mercedes-AMG GT or the MINI Clubman.

In the next Geneva we will leave doubts by remembering that the election process for this award is run in this 2016 a jury of 58 members who is responsible for representing 22 european countries, with a greater or smaller presence in function of the importance of the market. The Spanish representation lies in the hands of 6 members.

In 2015, the award for car of the year in Europe, fell in the hands of the Volkswagen Passat while in 2014 it went in the hands of the Peugeot 308.

To know more of the candidates for the COTY 2016:

Audi A4
Jaguar XE
BMW 7-Series
Mazda MX-5
Volvo XC90
Opel Astra
Skoda Superb

What do you think should be the next winner of the Car of the Year in Europe?