Toronto, Ontario – The annual ecoENERGY for Vehicles Awards, recognizing the most fuel-efficient vehicles in each of ten categories, were announced at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.

The awards are administered by Natural Resources Canada’s Office of Energy Efficiency. All passenger cars and light trucks sold in Canada during the model year are eligible. The winning vehicles are determined by testing that simulates 20,000 kilometres driven annually, with 55 per cent in city, and 45 per cent in highway driving.

The winners are:

Two-seater: Smart Fortwo

Subcompact: Toyota Yaris

Compact: Honda Civic Hybrid

Midsize: Toyota Prius

Full-size: Hyundai Sonata

Station Wagon (tie): Audi A3 TDI and Volkswagen Golf Wagon TDI Clean Diesel

Pickup truck: Ford Ranger/Mazda B2300

Special purpose: Ford Escape Hybrid

Minivan: Mazda Mazda5

Large van: GMC Savana Cargo/Chevrolet Express Cargo

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