Annual Awards Recognize Top Ten Vehicles for Hispanic Buyers

 and  Scholarship Program

LOS ANGELES, CA – November 17, 2022 – The Hispanic Motor Press revealed the finalists for the 2022 Hispanic Motor Press Awards (HMPA) during the return of the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) and AutoMobility LA which kicked off today. The 12thannual HMPA program recognized the finalists for best new model year 2022 vehicles in 10 categories for Hispanic car buyers. The morning announcement also included the Hispanic Motor Press scholarship 2022 program winner Wayne Torres-Rivera for communications and automotive college students.

“With so many brands and models to choose from, and manufacturer advancements in technology, safety features, infotainment, and cleaner mobility, we help guide Hispanic car buyers who represent 1 in 4 of new-vehicle purchases,” states Ricardo Rodriguez-Long, founder and president of the Hispanic Motor Press. “Today also marks a very special day in advancing the future Hispanic auto journalists. I am so pleased to award photojournalist and car design student from the Academy of Art University, Wayne Torres, with our Hispanic Motor Press Scholarship”. 

The 2022 HMPA vehicle finalists are: 

Hyundai IONIQ 5             Volkswagen I.D.4

Honda Civic                      Genesis GV70

Kia Carnival                      Ford Maverick

Jeep Grand Wagoneer       Hyundai Tucson

Mitsubishi Outlander        Ford Bronco

Toyota Tundra                  Buick Envision

Toyota Corolla Cross        Chevrolet Silverado

Jeep Grand Cherokee        Kia EV 6

Volvo C40 Recharge         Hyundai Santa Cruz

The winners will be announced on February 18, 2022.

All 2022 HMPA finalist vehicles offer positive overall ownership experience and are considered the most significant automobiles in the market, as they meet the needs and desires of Hispanic consumers. Auto manufacturers voluntarily submit their entries, and the jury panel evaluates vehicles features including overall design, comfort, safety, economy, handling, performance, functionality, infotainment integration, interior design, environmental requirements, driver satisfaction, and price. 

The 2022 HMPA Jury Panelist comprised of independent Hispanic automotive journalists, content creators and industry influencers selected by the organization’s advisory board. Over 20 juror members evaluate over 100 new vehicles during 2021 and into 2022.

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. The jury panel is comprised of national Hispanic journalists, content creators, and influencers who assess the vehicles while considering key purchase drivers for Hispanic families in quality, reliability, style, safety, and value.

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.

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Media Contact:Yvonne Lorie / 305-546-3688

Ricardo Rodriguez Long