The 17th annual Vincentric Best Value in America Awards were announced Jan. 19, with Toyota Motor Corporation winning 12 model-level awards and three brand-level awards between the Toyota and Lexus brands.
Additional brand-level winners were Honda for Best Value Passenger Car brand and Volvo for Best Value Luxury SUV & Crossover brand. Both Honda and Volvo claimed their respective brand-level awards for the third time.
Toyota earned honors for both the Best Value SUV, Crossover & Van brand, and the Best Value Truck brand. Toyota's top contributing model was the Tacoma, the only vehicle to have won its segment consecutively for all 17 years the Vincentric Best Value in America Awards have been conducted.
Lexus earned the Best Value Luxury Car brand win, led by its ES sedan, which came out on top of the Luxury Mid-Size Sedan segment for the sixth time.
Honda was led by the Civic and Odyssey, which impressed with victories in their segments for the 10th and 11th time, respectively.
For Volvo, the XC90 won the Luxury Mid-Size SUV/Crossover segment for the third time, and the XC90 Plug-In Hybrid won the Luxury Hybrid SUV/Crossover segment for the fourth time.
Many other winning models were repeat winners in their segments, such as the Audi A7 in the Luxury Large Sedan segment for the fifth time, the GMC Sierra 3500 in the Full-Size 1-Ton Pickup segment for the fourth time and the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Hyundai Accent in their segments for the third time.
Other brands with multiple model-level winners were Cadillac and GMC with two awards each. Brands with one model-level winner were...