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Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Tucson & GAC GS4 battles for Nigeria's Car of the Year 2019

By Oluwaseun Solomon
Publish on December 18, 2019

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The three Car models; Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Tucson and GAC GS4 are now the top 3 among all the cars contending for Nigeria’s car of the year. Read more!

For this year 2019, the ultimate search to crown Nigeria’s Car of the Year has begun a few weeks ago, but surprisingly; the huge list of nominated cars has now been narrowed down to just 3 popular models which are the Toyota Corolla, GAC GS4 and the Hyundai Tucson.


The Toyota Corolla, GAC GS4 and Hyundai Tucson makes the top 3 models contending for Nigeria’s Car of the year 2019

These 3 vehicles were nominated by the organizers of the yearly Nigerian automobile industry event last week, thus making the competition now become a battle between 3 different Asian automobile manufacturing nations – China, Korea and Japan. See details in brief highlight below;

  • Toyota Corolla models – made in Japan by Toyota Motor Corporation
  • GAC GS4 – made in China by Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Limited
  • Hyundai Tucson – made in Korea by Hyundai Motors

Despite the currently harsh Nigerian economy, one of these three car models will definitely stand out this year and be crowned by stakeholders at this year’s “Nigeria Auto Industry Award” in Lagos on the 17th of December 2019 as Nigeria’s Car of the year.


Toyota Corolla vs GAC GS4 vs Hyundai Tucson for Nigeria’s Car of the year 2019

Last year’s winner was the Hyundai Creta so, let’s keep fingers crossed to see this year’s winning car model and manufacturer.

Other listed awards for this year 2019 includes “Heavy Duty Truck of the Year”, “Luxury Car of the Year”, “Pickup vehicle of the year”, “Outstanding showroom and workshop of the Year”, and “Most Innovative CEO of the year”.

The theme for this year’s event is; “EV in Nigeria – What hope for the future”

Can you guess some of the possible winners for each of these award categories?

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos ... See more