J.D. Power Awards

2016 Performance Compact Sporty Car Awards

According to verified new-vehicle owners, listed below are the top-ranked 2016 Compact Sporty Car models in performance and design, measuring how gratifying a vehicle is to own and drive.

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Consult the chart below to see how all Compact Sporty Car models performed in performance and design in 2016.

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In terms of performance and design, the performance-tuned 2016 Porsche Macan was the top-ranked model in the Compact Premium SUV segment.
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In performance and design, the 2-seat 2016 Smart Fortwo ranked highest in the City Car segment.
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Among Compact Premium Sporty Cars, the athletic 2016 Porsche Boxster was the top-ranked model in performance and design.
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The flexible 2016 Toyota RAV4 was ranked highest in the Compact SUV segment in performance and design.
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2016 J.D. Power quality award
Awarded to the brand who had the fewest problems reported by 100 car owners during the first 90 days of ownership.
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2016 J.D. Power dependability award
Awarded to the brand who had the fewest problems reported by 100 car owners during the last 12 months with their 3-year old vehicle.
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2016 J.D. Power dealers award
Awarded to the dealer performance, both in terms of vehicle servicing (i.e., service initiation; service facility; vehicle pickup; and service quality) as well as the sales experience (i.e., dealer personnel; delivery process; and dealership facility).
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2016 J.D. Power depreciation ratings
The depreciation rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.
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