2017 ‘Mudfest’ — Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Mudfest
Each year for more than 20 years, the Northwest Automotive Press Association gathers the latest SUVS and crossovers (and now pickup trucks) to determine the top utility vehicles during an event commonly referred to as Mudfest. This year 28 automotive journalists from the Pacific Northwest region participated in two days of vehicle testing under all types of on- and off-road terrain. Since pickup trucks are the best-selling vehicles in America each year — and considering their popularity among drivers in the Pacific Northwest — a pickup category was recently added to the mix.

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