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Toyota Tundra Tops MOTORWEEK's 2000 Drivers' Choice Awards

15 February 2000

Toyota Tundra Tops MOTORWEEK's 2000 Drivers' Choice Awards

    BALTIMORE, Md.--Feb. 15, 2000--PBS' premier automotive magazine series, MOTORWEEK, announces the winners of its 2000 Drivers' Choice Awards, citing Toyota Tundra as Best of the Year.
    The winners in all 11 categories, dominated this year by import vehicles, will be featured on MOTORWEEK on PBS, beginning February 26, 2000, and on sports cable channel SpeedVision (check local listings).
    "This year, the import brands are taking the trend of Americans buying trucks much more seriously," said John Davis about the Best of the Year choice. "The Toyota Tundra is a classic example."
    Selected for their superior performance, technology, practicality and value for the dollar, the winners of the 18th Annual Drivers' Choice Awards are:

1. Best Small Car..............................Ford Focus 2. Best Family Sedan...........................Saturn LS 3. Best Minivan................................Honda Odyssey 4. Best Convertible............................Mazda MX-5 Miata 5. Best Luxury Car.............................Lincoln LS 6. Best Performance Car........................Honda S2000 7. Best Sports Car.............................Porsche Boxster S 8. Best Family Sport-Utility Vehicle...........Chevrolet Suburban
    and GMC Yukon XL 9. Best Small Sport-Utility Vehicle............Nissan Xterra 10. Best Pickup Truck..........................Toyota Tundra 11. Best Dream Machine.........................Ferrari 360 Modena
    and Mercedes-Benz CL500

Best of the Year...............................Toyota Tundra

    For the second year in a row, Honda Odyssey excelled in the Best Minivan category as did Mazda MX-5 Miata in the Best Convertible category. The Best of the Year award, which recognizes overall achievement, was selected from the 11 individual category winners. The 2000 Drivers' Choice winners were chosen by Davis and the entire MOTORWEEK staff
    Television's original weekly automotive magazine, MOTORWEEK has been providing consumers with timely and practical news on the automotive industry since 1980. Led by nationally acclaimed host John Davis, MOTORWEEK's experienced crew travels the United States and the world to bring consumers cutting-edge automotive information, unbiased car reviews and innovative feature stories.
    MOTORWEEK is produced by Maryland Public Television, and is nationally underwritten by Pep Boys and DupliColor.