AJAC

The Automotive Journalists Association of Canada gets together every year to determine the best of the newest crop of vehicles. After sorting through 150 cars in 11 categories, the AJAC has chosen its "Best Ofs" for 2011.

U.S. manufacturers did quite well throughout the competition, taking home five of the 11 awards. Volkswagen also did well, earning awards in two categories. Last year a VW even took top honors, with the GTI winning Car of the Year. This year's COTY title has yet to be handed out, but based on the overall category winners, our money is on an American automaker earning the prize.

Hop the jump to see the list of categories, along with the respective winners.

[Source: AutoNorth.ca]

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AJAC Test Fest Category Winners Announced
Oct 29, 2010

Best New Small Car (under $21K)
Ford Fiesta

Best New Small Car (over $21K)
Chevrolet Cruze

Best New Family Car (under $30K)
Volkswagen Jetta TDI Clean Diesel

Best New Family Car (over $30K)
Buick Regal

Best New Luxury Car (over $50K)
BMW 5 Series Sedan

Best New Prestige Car (over $75K)
Porsche 911 Turbo S

Best New Sports/Performance Car
Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Best New Minivan
Toyota Sienna

Best New SUV/CUV (under $35K)
Hyundai Tucson

Best New SUV/CUV (under $50K)
Ford Edge

Best New SUV/CUV (over $50K)
Volkswagen Touareg