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The finalists of the Canadian Car of the Year have been recently announced by AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada).

After the Cadillac ATS has been awarded with the North the North American Car of the Year and the Ram 1500 has won the North American Truck of the Year, time has come for Canada to announce its Car of the Year finalists to, along with the ones in the utility category. According to the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), only two finalists are remaining in the utility category, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Ford Escape EcoBoost 1.6.

In order for the winners to be determined, over 80 journalists have gathered together at an event called test fest for a week, where all vehicles are being driven back to back on the same roads. The winners of the Canadian Car of the Year will be announced on the 13th of February, 2013, during the Toronto Auto Show. The finalists for the prestigious Canadian award can be found below.

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Honda Accord
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S
2013 Cadillac ATS