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Past Winners of the NST Car of the Year (COTY) Award

POSTED BY Ayisy Yusof ON 06 April 2015

By Jaswir Kaur

The New Straits Times Car of the Year (COTY) Award is the country’s first motoring award launched in 2002 by Cars, Bikes & Trucks as a platform to acknowledge the achievements of the automotive industry.

Past winners of COTY are:

 2002   –       Perodua Kelisa

2003   –       Volvo XC90

2004   –       BMW 530d

2005   –       Mercedes-Benz CLS

2006  –        Honda Civic

2007   –       Mitsubishi Lancer 2.0GT

2008   –       Mazda 6

2009   –       Peugeot 308 Turbo

2010   –       Volkswagen Passat

2011    –       Peugeot RCZ

2012   –       Ford Ranger 2.2 XLT

2013  –        Volkswagen Golf GTi

2014  –        Honda City

2015 –         Mazda 2

 

In 2017, the 16th COTY awards were held in the run-up to the Malaysia Autoshow 2017 that was held from Dec 9 to 12 at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS). The awards were judged under 27 categories covering sedan and hatchback, hybrid, PHEV, SUV and crossover, MPV, pick-up truck as well as coupes and cabriolets.

Click on this link for the full review of COTY 2017 and the full list of winners – http://www.motorme.my/malaysia-car-year-coty-awards-2017-electrifying/ 

The 2018 Malaysia Autoshow will once again be held at MAEPS from Apr 26 to Apr 30.