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2016 Vincentric Best Value in Canada awards announced

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So, which cars and trucks have the best value in Canada this year? According to the 2016 Vincentric Best Value in Canada awards, Toyota, Mazda, and Ford vehicles lead the way among mainstream brands, while BMW and Volvo top luxury brands.

Using eight ownership cost factors including depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs, Vincentric identifies the Best Value in Canada winners by measuring which vehicles have lower than expected ownership costs given their market segment and price.

BRAND AWARDS

  • Best Passenger Car Brand: Mazda 
  • Best Luxury Car Brand: BMW
  • Best SUV/CUV/Van Brand: Toyota
  • Best Luxury SUV/CUV Brand: Volvo
  • Best Truck Brand: Ford

CAR AWARDS

  • Best Subcompact: Toyota Yaris
  • Best Subcompact Hatchback: Honda Fit
  • Best Compact: Mazda3
  • Best Compact Hatchback: Mazda3 Sport
  • Best Midsize Sedan: Kia Optima
  • Best Large Sedan: Chevrolet Impala
  • Best Sports Car: Mazda MX-5
  • Best Hybrid: Toyota Prius
  • Best Electric/Plug-in Hybrid: Kia Soul EV

LUXURY CAR AWARDS

  • Best Luxury Compact: Audi A3
  • Best Luxury Coupe: BMW 4 Series
  • Best Luxury Midsize Sedan: Volvo S60
  • Best Premium Luxury Midsize Sedan: Volvo S80
  • Best Premium Luxury Large Sedan: Audi A7
  • Best Luxury Sports Car: Porsche Cayman
  • Best Luxury Hybrid: Lexus ES 300h
  • Best Luxury Convertible: BMW Z4
  • Best Luxury Electric/Plug-in Hybrid: BMW i3

SUV/CUV/VAN AWARDS

  • Best Subcompact SUV/CUV: Mazda CX-3
  • Best Compact SUV/CUV: Honda CR-V
  • Best Midsize SUV/CUV: Toyota Highlander
  • Best Large SUV/CUV: Toyota Sequoia
  • Best Hybrid SUV/CUV: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
  • Best Minivan: Honda Odyssey

LUXURY SUV/CUV/VAN AWARDS

  • Best Luxury Hybrid SUV/CUV: Lexus NX 300h
  • Best Luxury Electric/Plug-in Hybrid SUV/CUV: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid
  • Best Luxury Compact SUV/CUV: Volvo XC60
  • Best Luxury Midsize SUV/CUV: Volvo XC70
  • Best Luxury Large SUV/CUV: Cadillac Escalade

PICKUP TRUCK AWARDS

  • Best Small Pickup: Toyota Tacoma
  • Best Full-Size 1/2-Ton Pickup: Ford F-150
  • Best Full-Size 3/4-Ton Pickup: Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • Best Full-Size 1-Ton Pickup: Ford F-350 Super Duty