SEMA Show Highlights

Exhibitors Name the SEMA Show’s Hottest Coupe, Sedan, Truck, 4x4-SUV and Hatch


By SEMA News Staff

SEMA Award Winners
Pietro Gorlier (center left), head of parts and service for MOPAR FCA-Global, and Judy Curran (center right), Ford director of engineering, planning and strategy, accept their SEMA Awards from SEMA’s executive leadership for the SEMA Show’s hottest-trending vehicles across several categories.

The winners of the SEMA Award were announced on the opening day of the 2016 SEMA Show. For the first time since its creation, the winners of the award were selected by the Show’s manufacturing exhibitors. More than 2,400 exhibitors voted to determine what vehicle model is the hottest new and emerging vehicle. Winning vehicles help guide consumers toward the hottest-trending and most accessory friendly vehicles on the market.

SEMA Award recognizes the top trending vehicles in the market, and are presented in five categories: Hottest Coupe, Hottest Sedan, Hottest Hatch, Hottest 4x4-SUV and Hottest Truck.

Winners of the 2016 SEMA Awards

  • Hottest Coupe - Ford Mustang
  • Hottest Sedan - Dodge Charger
  • Hottest Hatch - Ford Focus 
  • Hottest 4x4-SUV - Jeep Wrangler
  • Hottest Truck - Ford F-Series

“The SEMA Show is the place where the newest and most innovative aftermarket products debut,” said Chris Kersting, SEMA president and CEO. “And the SEMA Show exhibitors are the innovators and visionaries who help guide future trends in the industry.”

The SEMA Award heightens awareness for aftermarket products, and it is an example of the industry’s partnership between automakers and aftermarket manufacturers. To learn more about the SEMA Award winners and the products that are available for them, visit