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Vincentric Announces 2008 Best Fleet Value Awards

March 27, 2008

Vincentric’s 2008 Best Fleet Value in America awards were recently announced, with the strong fleet product line from General Motors bringing home 8 awards, while Toyota followed with 6 winning vehicles.

Ford and Chrysler showed strong fleet products as well, with each organization bringing home four awards. New for 2008 were the Best Hybrid Fleet Value awards, earned by the Toyota Prius in the hybrid car segment and the Ford Escape Hybrid in the truck/SUV segment.

2008 Winners of Vincentric’s Best Fleet Value in America

Passenger Cars:

- Subcompact, Entry Level: Toyota Yaris Base Hatchback

- Compact, Entry Level: Ford Focus S Sedan

- Compact, Mid Level: Subaru Legacy Base Sedan

- Compact, Premium: Saab 9-3 Base Sedan

- Mid-Size, Entry Level: Pontiac G6 Special Value Sedan

- Mid-Size, Mid Level: Toyota Camry CE Sedan

- Mid-Size, Premium: Lincoln MKZ Sedan

- Large, Mid Level: Chevrolet Impala LS Sedan

- Large, Premium: Cadillac DTS Sedan

- Hybrid, Car: Toyota Prius Standard Hatchback

- Prestige: Cadillac XLR Platinum Edition

- Wagon, Entry Level: Dodge Caliber SE Hatchback

- Wagon, Mid Level: Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic Wagon

- Wagon, Premium: Audi A4 2.0T Avant Wagon Quattro

SUVs and Crossovers:

- Crossover, Entry Level: Jeep Compass Sport FWD

- Crossover, Mid Level: Toyota Rav4 Base 2WD 4cyl

- Crossover, Premium: Mercedes-Benz R Class R320 CDI

- SUV, Entry Level: Jeep Patriot Sport FWD

- SUV, Mid Level: Nissan Pathfinder S 2WD

- SUV, Premium: Mercedes-Benz M Class ML320 CDI

- Hybrid, SUV/Crossover: Ford Escape Hybrid Utility FWD

Pickup Trucks:

- Compact Pickup: Toyota Tacoma Base Reg Cab 2WD

- Full Size Pickup: Chevrolet Silverado 1500/GMC Sierra 1500 Work Truck Reg Cab 2WD 119

- Heavy Duty 3/4 Ton Pickup: Dodge Ram 2500 ST Reg Cab 2WD

- Heavy Duty 1 Ton Pickup: Chevrolet Silverado 3500/GMC Sierra 3500 Work Truck Reg Cab 2WD SRW


- Full Size Cargo Van: Chevrolet Express Cargo G1500 Cargo SWB

- Full Size Passenger Van: Ford E150 Vans XL Wagon

- Mini Van: Toyota Sienna CE Wagon 7 Pass FWD

A review of each winner and further information about the study is available at





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