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2005 ICOTY Awards
Welcome to RTM's 2005 ~ International Car of the Year Awards. On January 8, 2005, RTM announced its Top 10 winners for the 2005 model year at an exciting black-tie gala at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Hotel. Vehicles were honored in 10 categories based on new model entries or existing models with significant change in design or technology, and had to meet 7 of 12 criteria. Winners were selected by ICOTY's Awards Board, a group of 12 nationally renowned auto journalists whose expertise are highly respected by automakers throughout the industry. [What are the ICOTY Awards?]

J.D. Power and Associates tabulates ICOTY votes, adding further credibility and validation to the significance of awards based on the emotionally compelling reasons consumers experience during car buying and ownership. Sponsor support clearly reflects the importance lifestyle and life stage has in the marketplace. Please support our sponsors listed below! Thank you and enjoy!

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