Toyota and Lexus Dominate '2011 Best Overall Value of the Year Awards' from IntelliChoice
SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2011 - - Seven Toyota vehicles and four Lexus models today took the top spot in IntelliChoice's "2011 Best Overall Value of the Year (BOVY) Awards" at the 2011 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) convention here. With 21 total awards handed out, Toyota and Lexus combined garnered over half of the trophies presented with 11 top honors.
"Dominating the IntelliChoice's 2011 Best Overall Value Awards is another example of how Toyota and Lexus continue to produce vehicles that retain their outstanding value, " said Don Esmond, senior vice president of Automotive Operations for Toyota Motor Sales, USA. "In the tough economy, finding a dependable vehicle that also holds its value over and extended period is one of the most important aspects of buying a new car."
IntelliChoice derermines the winners of the BOVY Awards based on the top vehicles in 21 categories that represent the best overall value. Each winner is determines by analysis of ownership costs, including depreciation, maintenance, repairs, fuel, fee, financing and insurance.
TOYOTA SEGMENT WINNERS Passenger Car - Prius Premium Passenger Car - Avalon Compact Crossover/Wagon - Rav4 Four-cylinder Minivan - Sienna SUV - 4Runner Compact Pickup - Tacoma Full-Size Pickup - Tundra