The IntelliChoice Best Overall Value of the Year awards identify the vehicles with the lowest total cost to own and operate over the first five years of ownership. Selected from nearly 2,300 domestic and import 2014 model-year vehicles, the Best Overall Value of the Year (BOVY) awards recognize the best car values by class. IntelliChoice’s BOVY awards represent the oldest and most recognized automotive data analysis focused solely on identifying vehicles that will cost significantly less to own than other vehicles in their respective class.
Available in an almost endless variety of sizes, prices and styles, customers have many choices when shopping for a utility vehicle. Toyota/Lexus receive three nods with their GX, RX and Highlander models, with all three exhibiting excellent retained value and economical cost of ownership. Consumers still requiring the utmost in size and hauling capability can consider the current generation Tahoe (all-new for 2015), with its low maintenance costs and strong residual value statement. For those seeking a more modest but refined premium compact vehicle, the Volvo XC60's lower cost of ownership in an otherwise competitive segment may fit their needs.
Research the cost of ownership to help make an intelligent choice on your next vehicle.