AJAC 2010 Canadian Car of the Year Awards handed out this morning at Test Fest


Every year the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada gets together for Test Fest, one of the most respected new vehicle reviewing days thanks to a well honed set of standards. The event has taken place in the Niagara region over the past couple of days, with awards being handed out this morning. While The Garage is not part of AJAC at this point, thanks to the joys of Twitter we can share our friends findings with you right away.

Meet the 2009 CCOTY category winners:

Best New Small Car under $21,000: Mazda 3

Best New Small Car over $21,000: Mazda 3 Sport

Best New Family Car under $30,000: VW Golf Wagon

Best New Family Car Over $30,000: Ford Taurus

Best New Luxury Car Over $50,000: BMW 335d

Best New Prestige Car over $75,000: Porsche Panamera Turbo

Best New Sports / Performance Over $50,000: Audi S4

Best New Convertible: Audi A5

Best New Sports / Performance Under $50,000: VW GTI

Best New SUV / CUV under $35,000: Subaru Outback

Best New SUV / CUV $35,000 to $60,000: VW Touareg TDI Clean Diesel

Best New SUV / CUV over $60,000: Lexus RX450h

Congratulations to all the winners, but a big congrats to the folks at VW/Audi/Porsche who captured a whopping 6 categories with their new product! Well done folks. of course we’ll have to wait till the 2010 Toronto Autoshow in February to see which vehicle wins overall honors.

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