Motor Trend's Car of the Year

Guess the car that won the title, Car of the Year since the first one in 1949!
Other Motor Trend awards are not included.
Some include badged versions of the same car & are possible guesses (yellow).
Some are specific to certain trim levels and require more than the generalized car model (bold).
Car of the Year not awarded in 1950, 1953, & 1954.
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Last updated: October 15, 2015
First submittedOctober 14, 2015
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Year
Car of the Year
2015
Volkswagen Golf
2014
Cadillac CTS
2013
Tesla Model S
2012
Volkswagen Passat
2011
Chevrolet Volt
2010
Ford Fusion
2009
Nissan GTR
2008
Cadillac CTS
2007
Toyota Camry
2006
Honda Civic
2005
Chrysler 300
2004
Toyota Prius
2003
Infiniti G35
2002
Ford Thunderbird
2001
Chrysler PT Cruiser
2000
Lincoln LS
1999
Chrysler 300M
1998
Chevrolet Corvette
1997
Chevrolet Malibu
1996
Dodge Caravan
1995
Chrysler Cirrus
1994
Ford Mustang
1993
Ford Probe GT
1992
Cadillac Seville Touring Sedan
1991
Chevrolet Caprice Classic LTZ
1990
Lincoln Town Car
1989
Ford Thunderbird SC
1988
Pontiac Grand Prix
1987
Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe
1986
Ford Taurus LX
1985
Volkswagen (Golf) GTI
1984
Chevrolet Corvette
Year
Car of the Year
1983
American Motors (AMC)/ Renault Alliance
1982
Chevrolet Camaro Z28
1981
Chrysler K-cars, Dodge Aries, & Plymouth Reliant
1980
Chevrolet Citation
1979
Buick Riviera S
1978
Chrysler/Dodge Omni & Plymouth Horizon
1977
Chevrolet Caprice
1976
Chrysler/Dodge Aspen & Plymouth Volare
1975
Chevrolet Monza 2+2
1974
Ford Mustang II
1973
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
1972
Citroën SM
1971
Chevrolet Vega
1970
Ford Torino
1969
Plymouth Road Runner
1968
Pontiac GTO
1967
Mercury Cougar
1966
Oldsmobile Toronado
1965
Pontiac Motor Division
1964
Ford Motor Comapny
1963
American Motors (AMC) Rambler
1962
Buick Special
1961
Pontiac Tempest
1960
Chevrolet Corvair
1959
Pontiac Motor Division
1958
Ford Thunderbird
1957
Chrysler Corporation
1956
Ford Motor Company
1955
Chevrolet Motor Division
1952
Cadillac Motor Division
1951
Chrysler Corporation
1949
Cadillac Motor Division
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