Mazda CX-5 is a finalist for 2018 World Car of the Year.

Mazda CX-5 was named one of three finalists for 2018 World Car of the Year on March 6, 2018.

Mazda CX-5
 Mazda CX-5



 2018 World Car of the Year
  – Mazda CX-5
  – Range Rover Velar
  – Volvo XC60

 Note: Finalists are listed in alphabetical order.


2018 World Car of the Year is selected from among from all new models that went on sale around the world during 2017. The winner is decided by an international panel of automotive journalists from 24 different countries. The final results will be announced at the New York International Auto Show which opens on March 28, 2018.

Mazda MX-5 Won both World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year in 2016.

2016_WCOTY Mazda MX-5


Mazda was only able to win such great awards thanks to our fans. We will never forget the fans that support our endeavors, and moving forward Mazda hopes to help create a future in which people, the earth and society can coexist with cars, to enrich people's lives through a car ownership experience that celebrates driving, and to become a brand with which customers feel a strong emotional connection.