J.D. Power Awards

2017 performance compact car Awards

According to verified new-vehicle owners, listed below are the top-ranked 2017 Compact Car models in performance and design, measuring how gratifying a vehicle is to own and drive.

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To learn more about how all Compact Car models performed in performance and design in 2017, see the chart below.

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The brilliant 2017 Audi A4 was ranked highest in the Compact Premium Car segment in performance and design.
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In performance and design, the engaging 2017 Porsche Macan ranked highest in the Compact Premium SUV segment.
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Among Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicles, the alert 2017 Kia Soul was the top-ranked model in performance and design.
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Other J.D. Power ratings and awards
2017 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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2017 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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2017 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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2017 J.D. Power depreciation ratings
The depreciation rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.
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