Top-Rated 2016 Small SUVs in Performance and Design
On an annual basis, J.D. Power measures satisfaction among new-vehicle owners, collecting data about vehicle performance, design, content, and layout after they have owned their vehicle for 90 days. This information is published in the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM and from the data the company generates Power Circle Ratings that are designed to summarize the findings in a simple way to help make shopping for a new vehicle easier for consumers.
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2016 small SUVs from the 2016 U.S. APEAL Study. Each model receives a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for overall appeal.