2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata (Mazda North American Operations)

The six finalists for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards were announced Tuesday in Detroit. The top three contenders for cars are the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, 2016 Honda Civic and 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, while the 2016 Honda Pilot, 2016 Volvo XC90 and 2016 Nissan Titan XD are the three finalists in the truck division. The award recognizes the best all-new or substantially updated vehicles of the 2016 model year, and winners are voted on by an independent jury of automotive journalists. In addition to being finalists for one of the most coveted awards in the industry, some of these vehicles could be yours at very competitive lease or finance rates this month. Read on if you’re interested in bringing home one of these critically-acclaimed new rides.

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