Vincentric has announced the winners of its 15th annual Best Value in America Awards.
The awards measure the cost-of-ownership of a vehicle using eight different cost factors: depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs. Honda and Audi won the best overall car brand awards for mainstream and luxury segments, respectively.
Although it did not secure the overall award for passenger car brand, Toyota was a big winner, as it secured six model-level awards, the most among all OEMs.
Honda and Audi both received three model-level awards each.
Looking at segments that are heavily used in the fleet space, the Ford F-150 won for the full-size ½-ton pickup segment and Toyota won in the small/mid-size pickup segment. The Volkswagen Passat emerged as the winner in the midsize car segment.