2021 World Car Awards: Top three finalists announced

By Divyank K. Bansal | on March 30, 2021

The 'Top Three in the World' for each category of the 2021 World Car Awards have been announced!

The road to the 2021 World Car Awards began in August last year and at the start of March 2021, the world car finals countdown officially began with the announcement of the Top Ten and Top Five finalists in the five World Car Awards categories. Alongside these, the five finalists for the 2021 World Car Person of the Year were also announced.

Today, the world car finals countdown has reached one step closer to the finale, with the announcement of the 'Top Three in the World' finalists of the 2021 World Car Awards. A jury of 93 distinguished international automotive journalists, of which our editor, Dhruv Behl, is also a part, selected the finalists by secret ballot, based on their evaluation of each eligible vehicle as part of their professional work. KPMG was roped in to tabulate the vote results. 

Here's a look at the 'Top Three in the World' for each of the five World Car Awards categories:

Honda E 2021 4

Honda e

World Car of the Year (WCOTY)

  • Honda E
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Volkswagen ID.4

Mazda MX 30

Mazda MX-30

World Car Design

  • Honda E
  • Land Rover Defender
  • Mazda MX-30

Polestar 2

Polestar 2

World Luxury Car

  • Land Rover Defender
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  • Polestar 2

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe Rear Quarter Motion

Porsche 911 Turbo

World Performance Car

  • Audi RS Q8
  • Porsche 911 Turbo
  • Toyota GR Yaris

Honda Fit/Jazz

Honda Fit/Jazz

World Urban Car

  • Honda E
  • Honda Jazz/Fit
  • Toyota Yaris

Next up, the 2021 World Car Person of the Year winner will be announced on World Car TV on 8th April, which will be followed by the World Car Awards grand finale (winner announcement) on 20th April 2021. The road to the 2022 world Car Awards will begin on 19th August 2021, at the New York International Motor Show.

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