Hispanic Motor Press Reveals Top Ten Vehicles For Hispanic Buyers
LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2021 -- The Hispanic Motor Press reveals the winners for the 2021 Hispanic Motor Press Awards (HMPA). The 11thannual awards program continues its yearly tradition recognizing the best new vehicles for Hispanic car buyers based on styling, driving satisfaction, technology, safety, environmental impact, mechanical reliability, and value.
"With overall manufacturer advancements in powertrain technology, safety features, infotainment, connectivity, and cleaner mobility, it is more important than ever to guide Hispanic car buyers who represent 30 percent of the growth in new-vehicle sales," states Ricardo Rodriguez-Long, founder and president of the Hispanic Motor Press.
The winners were announced during a special virtual LA Auto Show Automobility media day with the Motor Press Guild (MPG) in Los Angeles. CA. Winners and finalists will be celebrated during the HMPA Virtual Awards ceremony on March 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST on HMPA Facebook Live Facebook.com/HispanicMotorPressOrg.
Adds Rodriguez-Long, "2021 HMPA selected vehicles offer positive overall ownership experience and are considered significant automobiles in the market, as they meet the needs and desires of Hispanic consumers."
The 2021 HMPA winners and finalists in the 10 categories are:
Car Model of the Year: Hyundai Elantra
Finalists: Kia K5, Honda Accord
EV Car of the Year: Ford Mach-E
Finalists: Chevrolet Bolt EV, Kia Niro EV
Hybrid Car of the Year: Honda CR-V Hybrid
Finalists: Hyundai Elantra Hybrid, Toyota RAV4 Prime
Sports Car of the Year: Dodge Challenger SRT
Finalists: Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang
Luxury Car of the Year: Genesis GV80
Finalists: Cadillac Escalade w/Super Cruise, Lincoln Aviator
Car Technology of the Year: Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell
Finalists: Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, Hyundai NEXO Fuel Cell
SUV of the Year: Chevrolet Suburban
Finalists: Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe
Pick-Up Truck of the Year: Ford F-150
Finalists: Chevrolet Silverado , Ram 1500
Adventure Car of the Year: Ram TRX
Finalists: Jeep Gladiator Mojave, Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
Family Car of the Year: Chrysler Pacifica
Finalists: Buick Envision, Toyota Sienna
The 2021 HMPA Jury Panel is comprised of independent Hispanic automotive journalists, content creators and industry influencers selected by the organization's advisory board. Over 20 juror members evaluated over 100 new vehicles during 2020 and into 2021.
Auto manufacturers voluntarily submitted their entries, and the jury panel evaluated the vehicles on their features including overall design, comfort, safety, economy, handling, performance, functionality, infotainment integration, interior design, environmental requirements, driver satisfaction, and price.
About Hispanic Motor Press
The Hispanic Motor Press Awards is the only independent Hispanic awards presented in the country for the Hispanic community to help, educate, and pre-select the best vehicle options in the market.
For information, visit www.hispanicmotorpress.org. Follow Hispanic Motor Press on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
SOURCE Hispanic Motor Press