Avis, Budget Fleet Includes Canadian Cars of the Year

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is one of the new fleet vehicles at select Avis and Budget locations in Canada. Photo courtesy of Hyundai.
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is one of the new fleet vehicles at select Avis and Budget locations in Canada. Photo courtesy of Hyundai.

Avis Budget Group's Canadian operations have announced that three vehicles in its 2015 model-year fleet were honored by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).

The Association named the 2015 Volkswagen Golf as the "Best New Small Car over $21,000," the 2015 Hyundai Sonata as the "Best New Family Car over $30,000" and the 2015 Hyundai Genesis as the "Best New Luxury Car over $50,000."

All three vehicles are available for rent at select Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental locations across Canada, says the company.

The winners were selected by a group of Canada's automotive journalists who conducted a five-day test-drive on public roads — under the same conditions — to ensure fair and objective comparisons.

"Test Fest, as the test-drive event is commonly known, is one of the most rigorous vehicle evaluation programs in Canada," said Roman Zelyk, director of fleet operations, Canada, Avis Budget Group. "We applaud Volkswagen and Hyundai on their wins."

Avis Car Rental serves customers at nearly 200 Canadian locations, while Budget Car Rental has approximately 300 locations across Canada.

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