At Gary Crossley Ford, we’re proud to announce that Ford has once again come out on top in the 2023 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards. As General Sales Manager, it gives me great pleasure to report that our vehicles have earned recognition in multiple categories.
Ford Maverick XL Hybrid dominates the small pickup category
The Ford Maverick XL Hybrid claimed first place in the small pickup category, while the Ford Transit Connect took home the top prize in both the small commercial passenger van and small commercial cargo van segments. The Ford Super Duty proved to be the clear winner in the full-size 3/4 ton and one-ton segments, and the Ford Transit secured victories in three separate categories – the full-size one-ton van, full-size half-ton cargo van, and full-size 3/4 ton cargo van segments.
Ford Transit Connect and Super Duty also win big in multiple categories
And now, we can proudly add the Ford E-Transit to our list of award-winning vehicles. Specifically, the 350 Cargo LR 130 WB version of the EV van was recognized as the best value for fleet owners in the full-size one-ton cargo van segment. This was achieved by winning 15 of 28 measured lifecycle cost scenarios while also providing the best efficiency in its class and the lowest maintenance costs, beating out 14 competitors in the process.
Vincentric's cost of ownership analysis and evaluation process explained
To determine the winners of the 2023 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards, the company performed a thorough cost of ownership analysis that measured over 2,000 vehicle configurations based on typical fleet use. Eight different cost factors were used – depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs. Each vehicle was evaluated in all 50 states plus Washington D.C. using 28 different lifecycle scenarios. Winners were then identified by determining which had the lowest fleet lifecycle cost in the most scenarios within its segment.
Experience the Crossley Difference
At Gary Crossley Ford, we take great pride in offering fleet owners vehicles that provide exceptional value. We’re thrilled that the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards recognize this fact and help fleet professionals make informed decisions that will save them money in the long run. As Vincentric President David Wurster stated, “Managing costs is a critical part of fleet management, and our awards give valuable insight into which vehicles offer the lowest lifecycle costs in their segments.”