Once again, the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee was recognized as one of the world's best cars, as it was named the "Best Family Sport-Utility Vehicle" by Motorweek, PBS's premier automotive magazine. The criteria on which all vehicles were judged included "performance, technology, practicality and value for the dollar".
According to the press release, the winning vehicles will be featured on Motorweek (on PBS stations all over the country) beginning February 27, 1999 as well as on the sports cable channel "SpeedVision".
Here's a list of all the winners:
|Best Small Car ||Volkswagen New Beetle |
|Best Family Sedan ||Volkswagen Passat V-6 |
|Best Minivan ||Honda Odyssey |
|Best Convertible ||Mazda MX-5 Miata |
|Best Luxury Car ||Volvo S80 |
|Best Performance Car ||Ford Mustang GT |
|Best Sports Car ||BMW M-Coupe |
|Best Family Sport-Utility Vehicle ||Jeep Grand Cherokee |
|Best Small Sport-Utility Vehicle ||Suzuki Grand Vitara |
|Best Pickup Truck ||Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra |
|Best Dream Machine ||Mercedes-Benz E55 |
|Best of the Year ||Volkswagen New Beetle |