Hyundai Elantra Tops Hispanic Motor Press Awards

By Staff Writer March 15, 2021

The Hispanic Motor Press revealed the winners for the 2021 Hispanic Motor Press Awards (HMPA). The 11thannual 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.

Hispanic Motor Press reveals 2021 best new vehicles for Hispanic car buyers.

The winners were announced during a special virtual LA Auto Show Automobility media day with the Motor Press Guild (MPG) in Los Angeles.

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.

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