The Mazda CX-30 beat six other finalists to win the coveted Thailand Car of the Year (TCOTY) 2020 crown.

The annual event is held by the Thai Automotive Journalists Association (TAJA), and this year also includes the motorcycle category with the Yamaha N-Max 155 winning the Under-400cc award and Honda Africa Twin taking the Over-400cc title.


The other six finalists in the Car of the Year event included the Toyota Corolla Cross, Suzuki XL7, Nissan Kicks, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Honda City and the Isuzu D-MAX.

This year, TAJA also staged the Thailand Car Marketing Awards for the first time. Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungruangkij presided over the ceremony and handed the prizes to the respective winners, ranging from automobile and motorcycle companies to related industries.