Toyota Tundra, Tacoma and Scion FR-S Recently Named ‘Best Cars for the Money’

U.S. News & World Report recently named ‘Best Cars for the Money’, which included the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma, and Scion FR-S.

Online PR News – 12-March-2013 – Charlotte, NC – The U.S. News & World Report recently released its list of the ‘Best Cars for the Money’ for 2013. With 21 categories, awards are given by combining the average price paid and five-year total cost of ownership. Two Toyota’s made the list this year, the Tacoma in the compact pickup truck category, and the Tundra in the full size pickup truck category. Also on the list is the Scion FR-S. Both trucks and the Scion FR-S are available at Toyota Scion of Concord.

Along with the opinions of critics about the vehicles interior, exterior, and performance, U.S. News used J.D. Powers and Associates reliability data and safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

In the category for compact pickup trucks, the Toyota Tacoma was named the best car for the money. The Tacoma is a reliable truck with multiple cab configurations, and a four-wheel drive option. The standard Tacoma comes with a four-cylinder option with the option for a V6 and standard five-speed manual transmission with an optional four-speed automatic.

The best car for the money in the full size pickup category, the Toyota Tundra, is praised for its powerful engine options and spacious cabin. It has three engine choices, and a number of cab configurations. The Tundra comes standard with dual-zone climate control, cloth seats, power windows and an auxiliary input jack, with an optional Entune infotainment system with Bluetooth and a USB port and 12-speaker JBL sound system.

The Scion FR-S is an affordable sports car that combines performance and value with good looks and customization. The FR-S, according to critics, is one of the best handling sports cars on the market thanks to its performance-tuned suspension and low center of gravity. The FR-S also has more space and better safety ratings than most of the cars in its category.

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Toyota of Concord is proud to serve the Concord, North Carolina area. Carrying a full line of new and used Toyotas and Scions, Toyota of Concord has a knowledgeable sales staff eager to discuss any and all vehicles on the lot. Toyota of Concord also has an excellent Service department, with skilled mechanics prepared to assist in routine maintenance and repairs, and the Parts department offers a full selection of Toyota and Scion parts. Toyota of Concord strives to gain 100% customer satisfaction for every visit.