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CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards 2016: Nominees for Car of the Year

Team OD  /
08 Dec 2015 15:32:29 IST

This is the most prestigious of them all. A whopping 18 four-wheelers from different categories are in competition for the coveted OVERDRIVE Car of the Year title. To qualify for the CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Car of the Year title, the vehicle can be from any of our other categories so long as it is locally assembled or manufactured. The full list of the OVERDRIVE Car of the Year nominees is below in no particular order:

Datsun GO+

Fiat Abarth Punto

Ford Figo

Ford Figo Aspire

Honda Jazz

Hyundai Creta

Land Rover Discovery Sport

Mahindra TUV300

Maruti Baleno

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Mercedes-Benz CLA

Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes-Benz S 500 Maybach

Renault Kwid

Renault Lodgy

Tata Bolt

Hyundai i20 Active

BMW X6

Car of the year1

So which will it be? An affordable compact car? Perhaps a luxury SUV or maybe one of those new premium hatchbacks. We'll have an answer for you very soon.

The Car of the Year category will be judged by a panel of experts on a range of criteria (read more about our judging methodology here) including how well they suit the role, value for the money they demand and also how involving they are to drive. No matter the category, we at OVERDRIVE value driving involvement. A car has to put a smile on its driver's face, no matter the power or price and that's definitely one of the criteria in our judging process.

The CNBC-TV18 OVERDRIVE Awards 2016 ceremony will be held on December 9, 2015. Stay tuned to know what we think are the best cars and bikes of the year.

See nominations in the other categories for the CNBC-TV18 OVERDRIVE Awards 2016

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 1.3 Crore
Displacement
2973000cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
306
Max Torque(Nm)
400
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 3.29 Lakhs
Displacement
1198cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
68
Max Torque(Nm)
104
Mileage
19.83 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.67 Lakhs
Displacement
1368cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
145
Max Torque(Nm)
212
Mileage
16.3 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 4.82 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
95
Max Torque(Nm)
215
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 7.35 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
200
Mileage
27.3 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.5 Lakhs
Displacement
1582cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
128
Max Torque(Nm)
260
Mileage
19.67 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 7.08 Lakhs
Displacement
1197cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
83
Max Torque(Nm)
114
Mileage
17.19 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 71.38 Lakhs
Displacement
4998cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
525
Max Torque(Nm)
625
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 44.68 Lakhs
Displacement
1999cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
240
Max Torque(Nm)
340
Mileage
10.68 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 8.12 Lakhs
Displacement
1493cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
240
Mileage
18.49 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 8.85 Lakhs
Displacement
1248cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
89.7
Max Torque(Nm)
200
Mileage
25.1 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 31.72 Lakhs
Displacement
2143cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
135
Max Torque(Nm)
300
Mileage
17.9 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 64.06 Lakhs
Displacement
2143cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
203
Max Torque(Nm)
500
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 2.67 Lakhs
Displacement
999cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
68
Max Torque(Nm)
91
Mileage
24.04 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 7.7 Lakhs
Displacement
1461cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
110
Max Torque(Nm)
245
Mileage
19.98 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 4.65 Lakhs
Displacement
1248cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
75
Max Torque(Nm)
190
Mileage
22.95 Kmpl

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