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2020 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year unveiled in Detroit

Posted: 8:27 AM, Jan 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-13 12:35:49-05
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The winners of the North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year were announced in Detroit on Monday.

The announcement used happens during the North American International Auto Show, which would have happened starting Monday.

Officials decided to keep the announcement happening today at the TCF Center despite the auto show's move to June.

The Car of the Year is the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. It beat out the Hyundai Sonata and the Toyota Supra.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible
Chevrolet's 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible is displayed at the AutoMobility LA Auto Show in Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

The Truck of the Year is the Jeep Gladiator. It beat out the RAM Heavy Duty and the Ford Ranger.

CORRECTION Auto Show Jeep
CORRECTS MODEL YEAR FROM 2019 TO 2020- A 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon is shown during the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

The Utility Vehicle of the Year is the Kia Telluride. It beat out the Lincoln Aviator and Hyundai Paradise.

Auto Show Pittsburgh
This is a 2020 KIA Telluride on display at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

In December, the finalists were announced at AutoMobility LA, a 4-day industry and media event for the automotive industry that happens before the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Last year's car, utility an truck of the year winners were the Genesis G70, the Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and the RAM 1500, respectively.