As reported by Paultan.org, the victory of the third generation Note also earned him a fifth COTY title for Nissan, as well as bringing the trophy back after being last won in 2011 through LEAF.
In this assessment, Note e-Power secured the win with 335 points, ahead of the Toyota GR86/Subaru BRZ pair, which got 264 points. The third place is occupied by the new Honda HR-V (Vezel) which earned 227 points.
According to the COTY steering committee, the reason for the Note e-Power’s victory stems from the car’s award-winning hybrid powertrain, excellent fuel economy and handling, affordable price and stylish design.
Meanwhile, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is in fourth place with 206 points, while the fifth position is occupied by the Volkswagen Golf Mk8 (168 points) which was named the Import Car of the Year 2021-2022.
The rest, Toyota Mirai finished with 104 points in sixth position, Chevrolet Corvette C8 in seventh position with 81 points, followed by Mercedes-Benz C-Class W206 (51 points), Toyota Land Cruiser (45 points). points) and BMW 4 Series (19 points).