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2015 Highest Performance Ratings

2015 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
Typically more affordable and fuel-efficient than larger vehicles, these small cars and SUVs were top-ranked for performance and design in 2015.
2015 Award Winners
The zesty 2015 Audi A3 was the top-ranked model in the Small Premium Car segment in performance and design.
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Highest-ranked in the Small Car segment, the peppy 2015 Chevrolet Sonic excelled in performance and design.
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Among Small Premium SUVs, the well-mannered 2015 Audi Q3 was the top-ranked model in performance and design.
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Highest Performance compact vehicles
If you're a person who strongly values the performance and design attributes of a vehicle, take a look at the compact cars and SUVs that ranked highest in Performance and design in 2015.
2015 Award Winners
In the Compact SUV segment, the distinctive 2015 Mazda CX-5 ranked highest in performance and design.
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The potent 2015 Porsche Macan was ranked highest in the Compact Premium SUV segment in performance and design.
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Among Compact Premium Cars, the lithe 2015 BMW 4 Series was the top-ranked model in performance and design.
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Highest-ranked in the Compact Car segment, the smart 2015 Volkswagen Golf excelled in performance and design.
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In performance and design, the nimble 2015 Porsche Cayman ranked highest in the Compact Premium Sporty Car segment.
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In the City Car segment, the tiny 2015 Fiat 500 ranked highest in performance and design.
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Highest Performance midsize vehicles
You might need a midsize car or SUV for practical reasons. But at the same time you want one with appealing design and performance. Based on 2015 performance and design ratings, the following models ranked highest for overall appeal.
2015 Award Winners
Ranked highest among Midsize Cars, the svelte 2015 Mazda MAZDA6 earned an award in performance and design.
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The distinguished 2015 BMW 6 Series was the top-ranked model in the Midsize Premium Car segment in performance and design.
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Highest-ranked in the Midsize Pickup segment, the effective 2015 Chevrolet Colorado excelled in performance and design.
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In performance and design, the skillful 2015 Nissan Murano ranked highest in the Midsize SUV segment.
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In the Midsize Sporty Car segment, the determined 2015 Dodge Challenger ranked highest in performance and design.
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The lustworthy 2015 Chevrolet Corvette was ranked highest in the Midsize Premium Sporty Car segment in performance and design.
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Among Midsize Premium SUVs, the remarkable 2015 Porsche Cayenne was the top-ranked model in performance and design.
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Highest Performance large vehicles
Each year, J.D. Power measures owner satisfaction with a vehicle's design and performance. According to the company's research, the following 2015 large cars and SUVs ranked highest in terms of overall appeal.
2015 Award Winners
In performance and design, the potent 2015 Infiniti QX80 ranked highest in the Large Premium SUV segment.
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The sensational 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class was ranked highest in the Large Premium Car segment in performance and design.
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In the Large SUV segment, the hardy 2015 Ford Expedition ranked highest in performance and design.
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Highest-ranked in the Large Car segment, the potent 2015 Dodge Charger excelled in performance and design.
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Among Large Light Duty Pickups, the trusty 2015 Ford F-150 was the top-ranked model in performance and design.
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The intelligent 2015 Kia Sedona was ranked highest in the Minivan segment in performance and design.
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