The jury of the European Car of the Year has published the list of nominees to the Car of the Year 2009 award . For the COTY 2009 they were chosen from 38 models: Mi.To Alfa Romeo, Audi A4, Audi Q5, BMW X6, BMW 7 Series, Chevrolet HHR, Chrysler Grand Voyager, Citroen Berlingo / Peugeot Partner, Citroen C5, Dacia Sandero, Dodge Journey, Fiat Linea, Ford Fiesta, Ford Kuga, Honda Accord, Honda Jazz, H1 Hyundai, Hyundai i10, i20 Hyundai, Hyundai i55, Jaguar XF, Jeep Cherokee, Lancia Delta, Mazda6, Mercedes GLK, Mitsubishi Lancer, Opel Agila / Suzuki Splash, Opel Insignia, Renault Kangoo, Renault Mégane, Renault Koleos, Seat Ibiza, Skoda Superb, Subaru Forester, Toyota Land Cruiser, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Scirocco, Volvo XC60.
As you can see, the new Dacia model Sandero, launched recently at the European level, has been nominated for the prestigious competition COTY 2009.
The most famous prize in the world auto manufacturers for Europeans is European Car of the Year. The prestigious jury is composed of 59 members from 23 countries, including Romania.
The grand prize of the year 2009 will be announced and handed on November 17 at the Auto Motor Show in Paris. Jury members are elected according to the important automotive markets in European countries.
In this context, the most important automotive markets – France, Germany, Italy, Britain and Spain – have many representatives in this jury. The Fiat 500 model is the holder of the COTY 2008 prize.