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The nominees for the prestigious 2016 World Car of the Year award have been announced recently during the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The 2015th edition of the Frankfurt Motor Show has brought us a lot of new vehicles from every segment but once again, the exotic models have managed to capture the most attention, along with the concept cars which are bringing a vision of the future. However, let’s not forget that the nominees for the prestigious 2016 World Car of the Year have been announced as well, during the German automotive event. The final winners will be announced next year, at the 2016 New York Auto Show.

2016 World Car of the Year

Audi A4 Sedan / A4 Avant
Cadillac CT6
Chevrolet Malibu
Ford Edge
Honda HR-V
Hyundai Tucson
Jaguar XE
Kia Optima
Land Rover Discovery Sport
Mazda CX-3
Mazda MX-5
Mercedes-Benz GLC
Nissan Maxima
Skoda Superb
SsangYong Tivoli
Subaru Outback
Subaru Levorg
Toyota Prius
Vauxhall / Opel Astra
Volkswagen Touran

2016 World Luxury Car of the Year

Audi Q7
BMW 7-Series
Bentley Mulsanne Speed
Infiniti Q30
Jaguar XF
Lexus RX
Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
Volvo XC90

2016 World Green Car of the Year

BMW 330e plug-in hybrid
Chevrolet Volt
Mercedes-Benz C350e
Nissan X-Trail Hybrid
Nissan Murano Hybrid
Toyota Prius Hybrid
Toyota Mirai FCV
Volkswagen Passat GTE

2016 World Performance Car of the Year

Audi RS3 Sportback
Audi R8
BMW X5 M / X6 M
Cadillac ATS-V
Cadillac CTS-V
Chevrolet Camaro
Honda Civic Type R
Mercedes-AMG C63
Range Rover Sport SVR

2016 World Car Design of the Year
Audi Q7
Audi R8
BMW 2-Series Convertible
BMW 7-Series
Hyundai Creta
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe