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Being a loyal and repeat Toyota and Lexus owner, it’s no surprise to me that Toyota and Lexus ranks high on KBB.com’s 5-Year Cost to Own Awards. Dependable and reliable are just some of the reasons why I prefer to buy these cars. Another great reason is the fact these cars hold their value well, even beyond the five year mark. In comparison to their American and European counterparts, it does cost less to maintain these cars and for good reason. They’re engineered very well.  It’s not uncommon to see 10, 15 and 20+ year old Toyotas and Lexus’ on the road today. Many of them have well over 100,000+ miles and still run without any major issues. Toyota and Lexus placed in almost every category. Congrats to Toyota and Lexus for this important milestone! Check out the list of cars below:

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2014 5-Year Cost To Own: Best Luxury Brand
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Best Sub-Compact Car:
2014 Scion iQ – 2nd Place $27,095*
2014 Toyota Yaris – 3rd Place $28,338*

Best Compact Car:
2014 Toyota Corolla – 1st Place $30,571*
2014 Scion xB – 3rd Place $32,573*

Best Fullsize Car:
2014 Toyota Avalon – 2nd Place $45,211*

Best Luxury Car:
2014 Lexus GS – 2nd Place $58,903*

Best High-End Luxury Car:
2014 Lexus LS – 1st Place $79,571*

Best Hybrid/Alternative Energy Car:
2014 Toyota Prius C – 1st Place $31,584*
2014 Toyota Prius – 3rd Place $34,461*

Best Mid-Size SUV/Crossover:
2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser – 2nd Place $38,769*

Best Luxury Mid-Size SUV/Crossover:
2014 Lexus RX – 2nd Place $53,697*

Best Hybrid SUV/Crossover:
2014 Lexus RX 450h – 1st Place $53,341*

Best Mid-Size Pickup Truck:
2014 Toyota Tacoma – 1st Place $35,860*

Best Full-Size Pickup Truck:
2014 Toyota Tundra – 3rd Place $47,693*

Best Minivan/Van:
2014 Toyota Sienna – 3rd Place $46,538*

* = 5-Year Cost To Own as of Dec 13, 2013

Source: Toyota, Lexus & KBB.com

Ryan B.
Ryan B.
Toyota, Lexus, Scion Connoiseur Also known as Flipside909, a lifelong Toyota & Lexus owner/enthusiast, community supporter, traveler and foodie.
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