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In Pictures: 12 finalists for New Car of the Year award

Eighty members of the Auto Journalists of Canada (AJAC) tested the new cars available for 2014 in October at the group's TestFest, ranking them on such criteria as safety features, cargo capacity, style and comfort and fuel capacity. These are the category winners, and the overall winner will be announced February 13, 2014 at the Canadian International Auto Show.

Best New Small Car (under $21k): Mazda3


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Best New Small Car (over $21k): Mazda3 Sport


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Best New Family Car (under $30k): Kia Soul


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Best New Family Car (over $30k): Mazda6


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Best New Luxury Car (under $50k): Lexus IS 350 RWD


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Best New Luxury Car (over $50k): Infiniti Q50 Hybrid


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Best New Sports/Performance: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

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Best New Prestige Car: Mercedes-Benz S Class


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Best New SUV/CUV (under $35k): Jeep Cherokee


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Best New SUV/CUV ($35k to $60k): Kia Sorento


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Best New SUV/CUV (over $60k): Acura MDX.


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Best New Pickup: GMC Sierra

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