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Nissan earns more awards than any other manufacturer in 12th annual Vincentric 'Best Fleet Value in America' awards

  • Nissan tops prestigious fleet value list for second consecutive year
  • Seven Nissan models repeat as winners, with popular NV 200 named as "Best Fleet Value Small Commercial Cargo Van" for fourth time
  • Nissan LEAF, America's best-selling electric vehicle in the world, takes "Best Fleet Value Electric/Plug-In Hybrid" award
  • Also honored are Nissan Versa, Versa Note, Altima, NV 1500 and NV 3500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For the second year in a row, Nissan has earned more awards than any other manufacturer1 in the Vincentric "Best Fleet Value in America" awards. Now in its 12 year, the award program identifies best-in-class lifecycle costs in order to help organizations select the best vehicles for their fleet needs. Vincentric performs the cost of ownership analysis on over 2,400 vehicle configurations based on typical fleet use, including factors such as depreciation, fuel, maintenance and repairs.

The individual Nissan winners in category include:

  • Nissan Versa S Plus – Best Fleet Value Subcompact (second year in a row)
  • Nissan Versa Note S Plus – Best Fleet Value Subcompact Hatchback (second year in a row)
  • Nissan Altima S 2.5L – Best Fleet Value Mid-Size (two-time winner)
  • Nissan Leaf S – Best Fleet Value Electric/Plug-In Hybrid (second year in a row)
  • Nissan NV200 S – Best Fleet Value Small Commercial Cargo Van (four-time winner)
  • Nissan NV1500 S – Best Fleet Value Full-Size ½-Ton Cargo Van (second year in a row)
  • Nissan NV3500 S – Best Fleet Value Full-Size 1-Ton Passenger Van (second year in a row)

"We are honored to be recognized as the leading award winner by Vincentric for the second straight year, especially since we have winners in passenger car, EV and both small and large van categories," said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations. "Commercial fleets are a great real-world proving grounds for any vehicle and we're proud that Nissan vehicles continue to be acknowledged by the industry experts."

"The repeat success of Nissan fleet vehicles was very impressive this year," said Vincentric President, David Wurster. "We saw many Nissan products delivering the lowest depreciation costs in their segment, contributing greatly to the strong Nissan results in our 2017 awards."

Nissan is aggressively pursuing commercial and fleet sales in 2017 with the addition of new Single Cab and King Cab body configurations of the new Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD pickups, which, like the Nissan NV200, NV Cargo and NV Passenger vans, feature the industry's best2 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.

For more information on the complete 2017 Nissan vehicle lineup, please visit www.NissanNews.com.

About Nissan North America 
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co. 
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history with almost a 50 percent share of the zero-emission vehicle segment. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Vincentric
Vincentric provides data, knowledge, and insight to the automotive industry by identifying and applying the many aspects of automotive value. Vincentric data is used by many organizations including AOL, BMW, Business Fleet Magazine, Cars.com, Chevrolet, Fleet-Central.com, Mercedes-Benz, NADA Guides and Toyota as a means of providing automotive insight to their clientele. Vincentric, LLC is a privately held automotive data compilation and analysis firm headquartered in Bingham Farms, Michigan. 


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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America

Kevin Raftery
Truck and SUV/CUV Communications, Nissan North America

Kyle Torrens
Nissan Communications


1. Also included in the manufacturer total was the Infiniti QX60, which won the award for "Best Fleet Value Luxury Large SUV/Crossover."
2. Claim based on years/mileage (whichever occurs first) covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty basic coverage. Excludes Frontier. Ward's 2016 Large Pickup Segmentation and Small Pickup Segmentation vs. 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD and Ward's Light Vehicle Segmentation: 2016/2017 Nissan NV Cargo, NV Passenger vs. 2016 Large Van Class; 2016/2017 Nissan NV200® vs. 2016 Small Van Class. Commercial Vans compared only. Nissan's New Vehicle Limited Warranty basic coverage excludes tires, corrosion coverage, and federal and California emission performance and defect coverage. Other terms and conditions apply. See dealer for complete warranty details.

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