Wednesday 7th November saw the winners of the Myanmar Car of the Year (MCOTY) Awards revealed at Pullman Yangon Centrepoint. The 15 award categories included the likes of Compact Sedan of the Year, Luxury Car of the Year, Car Of the Year (Jury’s Choice) and Car Of The Year (People’s Choice).

The car models were evaluated through test drives and inspections, taking into account handling, comfort, look and feel, as well as factors such as price and insurance. The test drive event for the cars was held on October 10th and 11th, and was judged by jury members which included motor journalists from both Myanmar and various neighboring countries.

Heineken, the Gold Sponsorship partner, collaborated with DRIVE magazine for the event and showcased their “When you Drink, Never Drive” campaign. Luther Law Firm, supported as an auditor to ensure voting and jury work is supervised and done correctly, Centurion Auto, supported the test drives with its experiences in advance driver training, Automan for their technical know how and AAM supporting with their industry knowledge. MI Radio, Marbled Black, Marco’s Cellar, MacArthur and Brioni were also sponsors for the event.

Myanmar Car Of The Year Awards Results

Compact Sedan of the Year

  • Mazda 3 (Winner)
  • Mazda 2
  • Chevrolet SAIL
  • Toyota Vios
  • GAC GA4
  • Mitsubishi Attrage

Mid Size Sedan of the Year

  • Chevrolet Malibu (Winner)
  • KIA Optima
  • Peugeot 508
  • Mazda 6
  • GAC GA8

Crossover of the Year

  • Mazda CX-3 (Winner)
  • Chevrolet Trax
  • GAC GS5 Super

Compact SUV of the Year

  • Mazda CX-5 (Winner)
  • KIA Sportage
  • GAC GS3
  • GAC GS4
  • Mitsubishi ASX

Mid Size SUV of the Year

  • KIA Sorento (Winner)
  • Chevrolet Trailblazer
  • Toyota Rush
  • Mazda CX-9
  • GAC GS7
  • GAC GS8
  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

Hatchback of the Year

  • Peugeot 308 (Winner)
  • KIA Rio
  • KIA Picanto

MPV of the Year

  • GAC GM8 (Winner)
  • KIA Carnival
  • Mercedes Benz V Class

Prestige Sedan of the Year

  • Jaguar XF (R-Sport) (Winner)
  • Volvo S90
  • KIA Stinger

Prestige Compact SUV of the Year

  • Volvo XC60 (Winner)
  • Volvo XC40
  • Peugeot 3008
  • Mercedes Benz GLC Class
  • Jaguar E-Pace

Prestige SUV of the Year

  • Volvo XC90 T8(Exc) (Winner)
  • Chevrolet Suburban
  • Peugeot 5008
  • Mercedes Benz GLE Class
  • Mercedes Benz GLS Class
  • Range Rover Sport

Luxury Car of the Year

  • Range Rover Autobiography (Winner)
  • Volvo XC90 T8(Exc)

Pick up of the Year

  • Ford Ranger (Winner)
  • Chevrolet Colorado

BEST VALUE Car of the Year

  • Mitsubishi Attrage (Winner)

Car of the Year (Jury’s Choice)

  • Volvo XC60 (Winner)

Car of the Year (People’s Choice)

  • Toyota Rush (Winner)





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