Toyota Yaris, Car of the Year 2021, A deserving winner
“The Car of the Year” trophy, which has been awarded since 1964, is the most prestigious and coveted award in the automotive world. A 59-member jury, made up of automotive journalists from 22 countries, selects the winner from seven models that have made it to the round of finalists in the first round of voting.
The finalists for “The Car of the Year 2021” are:
• Citroën C4
• Cupra Formentor
• Fiat 500
• Land Rover Defender
• Škoda Octavia
• Toyota Yaris
• Volkswagen ID.3
One of these cars will be the successor of last year’s winner, the Peugeot 208.
Now it is a neatly different story. Yaris keeps on being more compact than other B-segment models, but has matured and refined in every aspect: looks, perceived quality, safety and comfort equipment, performance and handling too. The main