2013 Ford Escape named Popular Mechanics Car of the Year

2013 Ford Escape

The 2013 Ford Escape was recently named “2013 Car of the Year” by Popular Mechanics.

The redesigned 2013 Ford Escape has been talked about for more than a year now, and it’s starting to take home awards.

Popular Mechanics magazine recently named the 2013 Escape its first ever car of the year.

The Escape hit the showroom this summer, and it has been picking up rave review ever since.

Popular Mechanics gives it high marks for being roomy, fun and practical.

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Top Models Make North American Car of the Year Short Lists

 

Photo of North American Car of the Year Award

The 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Award short list has been released.  These lists of cars and trucks have been edited down from a long list of 45 vehicles that we detailed back in August.

Ford has the most vehicles on this year’s short list, with 3 combined. Nissan’s most innovated year ever is off to a great start, as they have two vehicles in the running.

Soon enough the jurors will edit this list down further to three finalists that will be announced at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2013.

Last year, not surprisingly, the jury selected the Hyundai Elantra as the 2012 North American Car of the Year.

The short list for North American Car of the Year includes:

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Top Models Compete for North American Car of the Year

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Many of the top models are in the running for the North American Car of the Year.

Finalists were announced recently, with vehicles from Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Subaru making this prestigious list. 45 vehicles in all will compete for the ultimate prize, 2013 North American Car of the Year.

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