Intellichoice Lists Best Deals For June 2007

By Joel Arellano | June 18, 2007
CAMPBELL, CA (June 18, 2007) -- PRIMEDIA's (, the leading source for automotive ownership cost and value analysis, today announced its "Best Deals of the Month" for cars and trucks for June 2007. The list shows that perennial winners, including Toyota and Honda in sedans, and American automakers in trucks, continue to hold steady as the country heads into the summer driving season. "Combined with its Lexus brand, Toyota continues to hold down about one-third of our overall list, with 11 total winners," said James Bell, publisher of "However, American truck makers appear to be fending off the Toyota Tundra (pictured), at least from an overall cost-of-ownership perspective."'s "Best Deals of the Month" identifies new cars, trucks and SUVs with the best ownership cost value in 33 respective classes. Selections are based on current car pricing, market conditions and the lowest national manufacturer consumer new car rebate. In addition, uses the latest information from numerous automotive resources to evaluate what it costs to buy, own, and operate each new model-year trim line over a five-year basis. The following "Best Deals" for June 2007 are ranked by vehicle type and size: JUNE 2007 - Best Deals of the Month Helps Consumers Do Their Homework updates vehicle data several times a month in order to capture the many expiring car rebates and ongoing incentive programs offered by manufacturers -- giving consumers the most up-to-date analysis.'s "Best Deals" designation enables consumers to identify how car rebates affect a vehicle's value throughout ownership and not just at the time of purchase. Ownership costs can vary significantly among different trim lines of the same model. Additionally, continuously updates fuel costs based on the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Vehicles designated an " Best Deals of the Month" are typically cars and trucks that have good to great ownership cost values before any manufacturer rebate. However, a rebate can often turn a good ownership cost value into a great value, and a great value into an " Best Deals of the Month." Please visit for more information or to check the auto rebate section of any vehicle report for the most up-to-date incentives. Press release via Intellichoice