2021 Best Performance And Design Awards

When it comes to quality and performance, you don’t have to compromise. Let the experts take the driver’s seat and see how cars, trucks and SUVs stack up in our reviews. From brand to vehicle size, here are the highest quality vehicles on the market.

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2021 Best Performance And Design Brand

Each year, J.D. Power recognizes the highest-ranked overall nameplate in the APEAL Study.

Best Performance And Design Small Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked small cars and SUVs in this year's APEAL Study.
2010  Honda  Fit J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP SMALL CAR

Honda Fit

Best Performance And Design Compact Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked compact cars and SUVs in this year's APEAL Study.
2010  MINI  Cooper J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT CAR

MINI Cooper

2010  GMC  Terrain J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT CROSSOVER SUV

GMC Terrain

2010  Nissan  Cube J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

Nissan Cube

2010  Mercedes-Benz  E-Class Cpe J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SPORTY

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cpe

2010  Volkswagen  GTI J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT SPORTY

Volkswagen GTI

Best Performance And Design Midsize Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked midsize cars and SUVs in this year's APEAL Study.
2010  BMW  3 Series J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP ENTRY PREMIUM CAR

BMW 3 Series

2010  Audi  Q5 J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP ENTRY PREMIUM CROSSOVER SUV

Audi Q5

2010  Ford  Fusion J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Ford Fusion

2010  Ford  Flex J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE CROSSOVER SUV

Ford Flex

2010  Ford  Explorer Sport Trac J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE PICKUP

Ford Explorer Sport Trac

2010  BMW  5 Series J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

BMW 5 Series

2010  Audi  Q7 J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CROSSOVER SUV

Audi Q7

2010  Chevrolet  Camaro J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE SPORTY

Chevrolet Camaro

2010  Volkswagen  Routan J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE VAN

Volkswagen Routan

Best Performance And Design Large Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked large cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2010  Ford  Taurus J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE CAR

Ford Taurus

2010  Ford  Expedition J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE CROSSOVER SUV

Ford Expedition

2010  Chevrolet  Avalanche J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE PICKUP

Chevrolet Avalanche

2010  Mercedes-Benz  S-Class J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE PREMIUM CAR

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2010  Land Rover  Range Rover J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE PREMIUM CROSSOVER SUV

Land Rover Range Rover