The company J.D. Power released the results of the twentieth annual study APEAL, which determines the best cars and car brands according to American drivers. In the eleventh time in a row the first row among the brands got Porsche.
The German company has received 874 points out of 1000 possible. The second line at the Jaguar (855 points), and the third at the BMW (854 points). From nepremialnyh marks the first place (eleventh in the overall rankings) at MINI: British brand got 825 points. The average figure is 798 points, which is four units more than in 2014.
«Top 10″ best car brands in 2015
Three US companies motorists identified three models that are best in class: from Ford (C-Max, Expedition and F-150), at the Porsche (Cayenne, Cayman and Macan) and Chevrolet (Colorado, Corvette and Sonic). In two of the best models from Audi, BMW, Dodge, Mazda and MINI.
Top Model 2015
|City Car||Fiat 500|
|Small cars||Chevrolet Sonic|
|Premium small cars||Audi A3|
|Compact cars||Volkswagen Golf|
|The compact sports cars||MINI Cooper|
|The compact premium cars||BMW 4-Series|
|A compact premium sports car||Porsche Cayman|
|Midsize sport utility vehicles||Dodge Challenger|
|Midsize premium cars||BMW 6-Series|
|Midsize premium sports cars||Chevrolet Corvette|
|Heavy vehicles||Dodge Charger|
|The large premium cars||Mercedes-Benz S-Class|
|Small crossovers||MINI Coutnryman|
|Small premium crossovers||Audi Q3|
|compact crossover||Mazda CX-5|
|The compact premium crossover||Porsche Macan|
|Midsize Crossovers||Nissan Murano|
|Midsize premium crossovers||Porsche Cayenne|
|Midsize pickups||Chevrolet Colorado|
|Large crossovers||Ford Expedition|
|The large premium crossover||Infiniti QX80|
|The light pick-up||Ford F-150|
|Heavy pickups||GMC Sierra HD|
The experts noted that it is often at a very high score in the ranking of 2015 affected by the presence of security systems. For example, owners of cars equipped with the system tracking the dead zones of the side mirrors, put its vehicles by an average of 38 points more than the owners of cars without such a function.
The survey was conducted among motorists from February to May 2015 . It was attended by 84 thousand people. Respondents are only those drivers who have purchased cars 2015 model year. Estimates in 77 categories exhibited after the first 90 days of ownership.
In 2014, the first two places in the rankings by JD APEAL Power also took Porsche and Jaguar. The third line was at Audi, fourth at the Land Rover, and was located on the fifth position the company BMW.