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February 22, 2016
CANADIAN BLACK BOOK ANNOUNCES BEST RETAINED VALUE WINNERS

Canadian Black Book awarded Best Retained Value in 20 categories and announced them at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Ontario. For 2016, the model year evaluated was 2012.The value data having been tracked over the four-year period.

“By publishing which vehicles hold their value best, these awards show Canadians what models can help save them money when it is time to trade up,” says Josh Bailey, Vice President, Research & Editorial, Canadian Black Book.

Toyota lead all brands with six first place winners, the ninth year in a row it has the most awards.

“Year after year, Toyota Canada leads the way with these prestigious awards,” said Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO, Toyota Canada Inc. “It validates the unwavering commitment we have to provide our customers with cars and trucks that deliver sustained, long-term value.”

Audi and Porsche followed with three awards each, FCA (Dodge with two and Jeep with won) had three as well, Honda had two, and Ford, Nissan and Volvo each won one award.

“For the past six years, FCA Canada has been the only domestic manufacturer to have two or more vehicles claim top spots in the Canadian Black Book ‘Best Retained Value Awards’,” said William Levasseur, VP of Marketing, FCA Canada. “To have three on the podium for 2016 is something we’re proud of. The company continues its efforts toward building top-quality vehicles that consumers want to drive. The ‘Best Retained Value Award’ on three FCA vehicles is a testament that we’re delivering value that Canadian consumers demand.”

Complete list of winners and second third place finishers are below:

2016 winners are based on 2012 model year vehicles (second and third runners-up are in brackets):

Sub-compact Car: Honda Fit (Toyota Prius c, Kia Soul)
Compact Car: Toyota Prius v (Subaru Impreza, Mitsubishi Lancer)
Mid-size Car: Toyota Camry (Honda Accord, Subaru Outback)
Full-size Car: Dodge Charger (Toyota Avalon, Chrysler 300)
Entry Luxury Car: Volvo XC70 (Lexus IS Series, Lexus CT200h)
Luxury Car: Audi A7 (Audi A5, Audi A6)
Premium Luxury Car: Porsche Panamera (Lexus LS Series, Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class)
Premium Sports Car: Porsche Cayman (Porsche Boxster, Audi R8)
Sports Car: Dodge Challenger (Audi TT, Ford Mustang)
Small Pickup: Toyota Tacoma (Honda Ridgeline, Nissan Frontier)
Full-size Pickup: Toyota Tundra (Ford F Series, GMC Sierra HD)
Minivan: Honda Odyssey (Toyota Sienna, Nissan Quest)
Full-size Van: Nissan NV Van (Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, GMC Savana)
Compact Commercial Van: Ford Transit Connect (Dodge Ram Cargo Van)
Compact SUV: Jeep Wrangler (Honda CR-V, Jeep Compass)
Mid-size SUV: Toyota FJ Cruiser (Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Highlander)
Full-size SUV: Toyota Sequoia (Dodge Durango, Ford Expedition)
Compact Luxury SUV: Audi Q5 (Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Volvo XC60)
Mid-size Luxury SUV: Porsche Cayenne (Lexus RX Series, Lexus GX Series)
Full-size Luxury SUV: Audi Q7 (Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class)




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