Top-Rated 2018 Small Cars in Performance and Design
The annual J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study measures new-vehicle owner satisfaction with the performance, design, interior, and equipment of their cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans. Survey respondents have owned their new vehicles for at least 90 days.
Power Circle Ratings are derived from this information, visually summarizing the APEAL Study’s findings in an easy-to-understand way. The ratings are designed to help consumers make the best choice when shopping for a new vehicle.
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2018 Small Cars from the J.D. Power 2018 APEAL Study. Each model is listed in alphabetical order, and receives a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for overall appeal.