Ford led the way among vehicles chosen as having the best fleet value in Canada Vincentric announced for the annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada awards.
Ford featured 10 winning models, which included the Taurus, several Ford Transits, and a few vehicles from the Ford F Series, according to Vincentric. Meanwhile, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota vehicles also received several accolades, with both automakers featured four winning vehicles.
The winning Ford roster included repeat winners F-150 and F-250 pickup trucks, as well as the Transit Connect and Transit 150 in the van segments, with both vans earning the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada award for the third year in a row.
Mercedes-Benz had repeat winners, with the Metris and Sprinter models winning for the second and sixth year in a row, respectively. For Toyota, the Sienna won the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada in the minivan segment, the Tacoma in the small pickup segment, and the Prius C in the hybrid segment.
Other brands with multiple winners included, Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Infiniti.
To determine the winners, Vincentric performed a detailed cost of ownership analysis on over 2,000 vehicle configurations based on typical use in a commercial fleet, according to Vincentric. Each vehicle was evaluated in all 10 provinces using 24 different lifecycle cost scenarios and eight different cost factors. Winners were identified by determining which vehicles had the lowest fleet lifecycle cost in the most scenarios for its segment.