J.D. Power Awards

2018 Highest Performance Ratings

2018 J.D. Power Performance ratings and awards are based on the feedback of verified car owners who have owned their vehicle for 90 days. This rating includes their opinions of the engine, transmission, driving dynamics, seat comfort, usability of technology, feel of safety and visibility.

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Highest Performance small vehicles
Looking for a high-quality, low-cost answer to the question of what to drive? In 2018, these small cars and SUVs were highest-ranked for performance and design.
2018 Award Winners
Highest Performance compact vehicles
Everyone wants to own a vehicle with appealing design and performance. According to J.D. Power research, the following 2018 compact cars and SUVs were judged to be the most appealing vehicles in their respective segments by the people who own them.
2018 Award Winners
Highest Performance midsize vehicles
If you want a midsize car or SUV that can haul more than just kids and groceries, consider one of the models listed below. They ranked highest in their respective segments in performance and design in 2018.
2018 Award Winners
Highest Performance large vehicles
Large car and SUV shoppers want to drive something that looks and feels good, and performs well. According to J.D. Power research, the 2018 models below were highest ranked in terms of overall appeal.
2018 Award Winners
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