The World Car Awards have announced the contenders for World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year.

The contenders for the title category of World Car of the Year include:

The contenders for the World Luxury Car category are a tad more expensive and include:

Moving, the World Performance Car category has eleven contestants including:

At the opposite end of the spectrum, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron , BMW i3, Honda Accord Hybrid, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Volkswagen XL1 will duke it out for the title of World Green Car.

Last but not least, the World Car Design of the Year award will go to one of the following:

  • BMW i3
  • Cadillac CTS
  • Citroen C4 Picasso
  • Mazda3
  • Lexus IS
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Volkswagen XL1

The winners will be announced at the New York Auto Show on April 17th but, in the meantime, feel free to let us know who you think should win.

Gallery: World Car of the Year candidates announced

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