The best cars in the world in 2019
In the movies are the Awards Oscar. In music, the Grammy Awards. But if you want to know which are the the best cars in the world , you have to pay attention to the World Car Awards . One of the best-known awards internationally, which rewards the work of brands in their latest models.
The World Car Awards have categories for all tastes: from one dedicated to the most ecological to one in which only high-performance cars are allowed. But, the one that generates more excitement is in which the type of car does not matter, only its quality: the so-called " Best Car of the Year in the World ". In this case 2019 .
As you may have guessed from the name, it is "the best car of the year", not "the best cars of the year". But until the time when all but one is discarded, the 86 judges select 40 models of all categories, to then stay with the 10 finalists . These are the ones that we bring you in the following list, which can be called the best cars in the world in 2019 .
This large electric SUV we already mentioned it in Electric cars arriving in 2019. A car whose first deliveries are expected in Spain in the first quarter of 2019, but it has already been sold in other markets for some time.
It is the first modern Audi electric that thanks to its 95 kWh batteries manages to achieve a range of 400 km according to the WLTP cycle. In addition, the e-Tron has a power of 408 HP, thanks to which you can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and reach 200 km/h of top speed. Its price in our country starts at 82,400 euros.
More information about the Audi e-Tron
BMW 3 Series
The next model in the alphabetical list of the best cars in the world in 2019 is a somewhat more conventional one: the seventh generation of the BMW 3 Series . A saloon for which the Bavarian brand has made great efforts to reduce its weight and improve its aerodynamics (0.23 Cx).
The BMW 3 Series has improved both in terms of habitability and rolling quality. with the latest technology in the house in terms of voice control and connectivity. A personal assistant, which like the Google Assistant that is activated saying "Hello Google", obeys the command " Hello BMW ". It reaches the market in March 2019. A curiosity about this model is that it will have a long battle version in the Chinese market. But then why not the Series 5? Well, we are not very clear, but the Series 5 has not been nominated for best car of the year, right?
Tab of the BMW 3 Series
The next model that belongs to this" Top Ten "of the best cars in the world is the fourth generation Ford Focus . A compact that came to the market last year and that stands out for its agility and good relationship between quality and price.An argument that added to the previous ones has been worth his candidacy in these prices. Its price starts at 13,900 euros.
Ford Focus file
Genesis has managed to put its G70 in the ranking of the world's best cars in 2019. The luxury brand belonging to Hyundai stopped selling in Spain in 2017 and may, with its recent nomination, bother more than one. The G70 is a midsize sedan with sporty dyes that moves in the segment of the BMW 3 Series.
Among its virtues has its great level of equipment up to the level most basic . It has leather seats, a multimedia system with an 8.0-inch touch screen and a 15-speaker Lexicon sound system. Its price starts at 30,000 dollars or 26,601 euros at the current exchange rate.
Hyundai Nexus Fuel Cell
The World Car Awards have cars for all likes this year. The Hyundai Nexo is an SUV moved thanks to its fuel cell. That is to say, it has a motor powered by the electricity generated in its hydrogen battery .
Actually it is not a car intended for individuals There are only six hydrogen refueling centers in our country and the situation is not much better abroad. Therefore, the Nexus is designed for companies who want to have a zero emissions fleet that does not care about the refueling site and its high price: 69,000 euros. Even with everything, if you do not mind these inconveniences either, you have to know that it is for sale for anyone who is interested.
This is the third and last electric car of the World Car Awards. Although it is not bad that of the ten finalists, three are 100% moved by electricity. The Jaguar I-Pace, is another SUV with specifications similar to the Audi e-Tron that crowns this list or the Mercedes EQC. Homologa an autonomy of 480 km with a single load according to the WLTP, thanks to its battery of 90 kWh, and its two motors have a combined power of 400 HP.
Thanks to them can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 200 km/h. Its starting price is 79,100 euros for the EV400 AWD Auto S version and reaches up to 103,500 euros for the EV400 AWD Auto First Edition. All versions have the same power and autonomy , but they have different equipment.
Jaguar I-Pace file
Mercedes Class A
Here we have another car that we have had the opportunity to try recently. The Mercedes Class A is a compact, which the German brand has been able to perfect to a high level. With the added merit of not having as much experience as other brands in this category of cars.
Among the arguments of the Class A 2018 to be a finalist are its good consumption figures , the new multimedia system MBUX Mercedes and its design. In Spain its price starts at 28,700 euros without discounts.Both for its appearance and its configuration is a car that can be called authentic off-road without fear of confusing it with the popular SUVs that fill the market.
Also the simplicity of its components make it a sturdy car to move on difficult terrain. Its engine is an atmospheric with just under 1.5 liters of displacement that delivers 102 hp at 6,000 rpm. Its maximum torque is 130 Nm from 4,000 rpm. A propeller that carry all its versions. The cheapest part of the 17,000 euros without discounts included.
Suzuki Jimny card
Here we have another saloon that rivals the Series 3 and the G70. The three among the best cars in the world in 2019. The car of the Swedish brand, owned by the Chinese multinational Geely, has good arguments to enter this list for its quality and quantity of equipment . Its available engines are only gasoline or hybrids, as the brand has decided to banish the diesel versions of its range.
Volvo S60 file
Volvo V60 file
As you can see, Volvo is the only brand that has achieved to put two of its models in this category of the best car in the world . The XC40 is a medium SUV with a more youthful and carefree design than its older brothers the XC60 and the XC90. In Actualidad Motor we have been able to test a unit with the 190 HP D4 engine, the AWD traction and the Momentum finish.
This is a car that stands out for its high level of comfort and its good quality perceived within its category. And it does it enough to be among the best cars in the world in 2019. In Spain the price for the most basic version starts at 30,950 euros, which corresponds to the 2.0 diesel of 150 hp, with the 6-speed manual transmission and the Base finish.
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