Announces Best of 2012 Award Nominees

Last year, the 2011 Kia Optima won's Best of 2011 award for its outstanding combination of performance, practicality, style and value. This year, six new nominees will fight it out for our ultimate prize that will be revealed during the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Our highest honor will go to one of the following vehicles:
  • Audi A7
  • Hyundai Accent
  • Hyundai Veloster
  • Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
  • Subaru Impreza
  • Volkswagen Passat

If you don't see a car above that is new or redesigned for 2012, make your voice heard in the comments. You can also try and predict which one will take home the trophy, which is being designed by a contestant from Bravo TV's "Work of Art" reality show.

Audi Audi A7 Hyundai Hyundai Accent Hyundai Veloster Land Rover Land Rover Subaru Subaru Impreza Volkswagen Volkswagen Passat 2012 2012 Detroit Auto Show Auto Show Detroit

Former managing editor David Thomas has a thing for wagons and owns a 2010 Subaru Outback and a 2005 Volkswagen Passat wagon.  Email David