July 9th. 2014
Toyota also a repeat winner for best hybrid fleet brand in Canada
Eight Toyota vehicles win Vincentric fleet awards for value in their respective segments
TORONTO, ON., (July 7, 2014) - For the third consecutive year, Toyota has been chosen by Vincentric as Canada's automotive brand with the passenger car fleet that delivers the best value.
In addition, Toyota has repeated as number one in the hybrid fleet category, while Toyota vehicles in eight individual segments also won Vincentric awards for value. No manufacturer had more individual winners than Toyota.
The winning Toyota vehicles include:
Toyota Yaris CE - Subcompact (first-time winner)
Toyota Prius c - Compact, Hybrid (Prius a winner for second straight year)
Toyota Camry LE - Mid-Size Sedan (two-time winner)
Toyota Camry Hybrid LE - Mid-Size Sedan, Hybrid (second straight year)
Toyota RAV4 LE - Mid-Level Compact Crossover (two-time winner)
Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE - Crossover, Hybrid (second straight year)
Toyota Sequoia SR5 - Large SUV (two-time winner)
Toyota Tacoma 4x2 - Compact Pickup (first-time winner)
"For the past three years, Vincentric has been recognizing the vehicles in Canada that deliver the best fleet value to Canadians, and we are very proud that each time, Toyota has been chosen as the top passenger fleet brand and has earned the best hybrid fleet brand for two of those years," said Larry Hutchinson, Vice President, Sales, Toyota Canada Inc. "These honours reflect how quality, reliability and durability continue year after year to represent core strengths of our vehicles."
To determine the 2014 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada awards, Vincentric analyzed over 1,900 vehicle configurations in 24 different lifecycle cost scenarios, using eight cost factors including depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs. The lifecycle costs were measured in all ten provinces, with the resulting 3,640,000+ lifecycle cost measurements then reviewed to determine the winning vehicles.