2020 Winners


LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2019 — The Hispanic Motor Press Foundation announced today the winners of the Hispanic Motor Press Awards (HMPA) during Automobility LA and opening the LA Auto Show official press day. The 10th annual HMPA recognizes the twelve best new vehicles of 2020 for Hispanic consumers based on styling, driving satisfaction, technology, safety, environmental impact, mechanical reliability and overall value.

“With Hispanic buyers accounting for 25 percent of the growth in new-vehicle sales, HMPA helps by preselecting choices for the consumer.” states Ricardo Rodriguez-Long, founder and president of the Hispanic Motor Press Foundation. The non-profit organization spearheads the awards and helps educate Hispanics on cleaner mobility through year-round grass roots efforts and events.
The 2020 HMPA jurors were comprised of an independent panel of Hispanic automotive journalists, content creators and industry influencers selected by the organization’s advisory board. Over 20 juror members evaluated over 250 new vehicles.

The HMPA vetting process includes test drives, and affordability data valuations. “We are confident in the selection and we would highly recommend any of the winning vehicles to our Hispanic community”, said Rodriguez-Long.
The 2020 HMPA winners by category:

Sub Compact: Honda Fit
Compact: Mazda3:
Sedan: Hyundai Sonata
Crossover: Toyota RAV4
Sports Utility: Kia Telluride
Pickup Truck: Ram 1500
Family Car: Hyundai Santa Fe
Luxury Car: Lincoln Aviator
Sports Car: Ford Mustang
Adventure: Jeep Gladiator
Electric Car: Nissan LEAF
Hybrid: Ford Escape Hybrid
About Hispanic Motor Press
The Hispanic Motor Press Awards is the only independent Hispanic awards presented in the country for the Hispanic community to help, educate, and pre-select the best vehicle options in the market.
Hispanic Motor Press Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 with the objective to educate and help the Hispanic Consumer to move towards mobility that is clean, affordable, and capable of reducing greenhouse emissions and improve our air quality.

For information, including 2020 jury panel, images, Broll, visit www.hispanicmotorpress.org or contact Yvonne at [email protected]

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