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Winner of the 2013 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada award for the second year in a row, the Mazda3 Sport GX had the lowest fleet cost to own in 23 of the 24 lifecycle cost scenarios measured. Flexing its fleet strength by outperforming its competitors, with better than average insurance and low depreciation, the Mazda3 Sport offers high value at low cost. Each month Vincentric measures the cost to own and operate over 1,800 vehicle configurations based upon typical use in a commercial fleet. To determine these overall lifecycle costs, fleet purchase incentives are incorporated into the calculation of the Vincentric Fleet Price for each vehicle, and costs for each vehicle are measured in the following 8 areas: Depreciation Insurance, Fees & Taxes Maintenance (scheduled and unscheduled), Finance, Opportunity Cost, Fuel, and Repairs.

Mazda rakes in awards in Quebec

The annual automotive buyer’s guides in Québec are a sacred reference for the buying populous in la belle province. The new editions for 2014 have just hit bookshelves, and pretty much all of them have come to the same opinion: Mazda’s new vehicles are the best in their segment! Two of the three major guide books have named the 2014 Mazda6 as their ‘Car of the Year’, and the CX-5 has been dubbed as the ‘Best Buy’ in its segment by all three publications! Check out the full list of awards from these three respected publications below.

LE GUIDE DE L’AUTO 2014

  • MAZDA6 – Best New Car of the Year
  • CX-5 – Best Buy in the Compact SUV less than $40,000 category
  • MX-5 – Best Buy in the Roadster/Convertible less than $50,000 category

L’ANNUEL DE L’AUTOMOBILE 2014

  • MAZDA6 – Car of the Year / Best Buy in the Midsize Sedan category
  • CX-5 – Best Buy in the Compact SUV category

MON AUTO 2014

  • MAZDA6 – Best Buy in the Midsize Sedan category
  • CX-5 – Best Buy in the Compact Crossover category
  • 2014 MAZDA3 = Love At First Sight award