Since 1973, every year, the automotive world awaits the moment when the Best Car of the year is chosen. An award that recognizes the best vehicle marketed in our country through the votes of ABC subscribers and readers, as well as editors from 33 specialized media outlets that make up the jury. A gift for which Twelve vehicles compete on this occasion: the Abarth 500e, the Audi Q8 e-tron, the BMW Renault Espace, the Ssangyong Torres and the Toyota Corolla.
Thus, from this Thursday, November 16, until midnight on December 1, you can vote for the favorite candidate through the site mejorcoche.abc.es; in which the bases of the award, the candidates, the technical characteristics of the models competing, the composition of the professional Jury and the voting system that the non-professional jury must follow through the website will be published.
In detail, the determination of the winning car will result from the combination of the votes, first of all, the specialist jury, which will have 70% of the weight of the vote. ABC will send the members of the professional jury an email that will include the voting table and voting instructions. Each jury member must send their vote by email. And in the event that a jury member submits more than one vote, only the last one will be taken into account. The notary will draw up minutes of the results of the votes.
Each member of the jury must evaluate each of the twelve finalist cars in the following parameters: design, engine, behavior, interior, consumption and quality/price ratio. Thirteen points will be given to the best in each of the parameters, and the following cars will receive 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1.
Secondly, Premium subscribers will have 25% of the voting weight, a high percentage for readers with access to relevant and valuable information. Those who have been voting for three months or have had an annual subscription will be able to vote through the website only once.
Finally, the general public, with the remaining 5% of the voting weight, will be able to choose their favorite through the site: mejorcoche.abc.es, although they will only be able to vote once a day.
In the event that two or more models are equal according to the points received, they will be ordered by first considering the model that has obtained the greatest number of maximum scores (that is, 13 points). If when applying the first tie-breaking criterion this is maintained, the greatest number of votes of 11 points will be considered and so on until the tie is broken.
Finally, the prize will be communicated by notary on December 13, and subsequently the award ceremony will be organized in the month of February 2024.