The 8th annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards were announced with General Motors, Ford, and Toyota leading the way. GM topped the list this year with nine total awards, while Ford Motor Company and Toyota each had eight. The three automakers had notable showings among their pickup lines.

The General Motors success was evident in the key fleet segments of heavy duty pickups and full-size vans, along with a strong showing by Buick in the premium vehicle categories. Ford Motor Company showed strength across its product line-up, with the F-150 pickup and strong passenger car results contributing to their overall strong performance. The Toyota achievements were led by the Tacoma, which won for the 8th year in a row, along with numerous Toyota winners in the hybrid and SUV/crossover segments. 

To determine the 2013 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards, Vincentric analyzed over 3,400 vehicle configurations in 20 different lifecycle cost scenarios, using 8 cost factors including depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs. The lifecycle costs were measured in all 50 states plus DC, with over 25,000,000 lifecycle cost measurements being used to determine the winning vehicles.

Further information regarding all of the winners of the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards for the 2013 model year and the Vincentric methodology is available at