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.
2011  Ford  Fiesta J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP SMALL CAR

Ford Fiesta

Best Performance And Design Compact Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked compact cars and SUVs in this year's APEAL Study.
2011  Chevrolet  Volt J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP COMPACT CAR

Chevrolet Volt

2011  MINI  Countryman J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP COMPACT CROSSOVER SUV

MINI Countryman

2011  Scion  xB J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP COMPACT MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

Scion xB

2011  BMW  Z4 Roadster J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SPORTY

BMW Z4 Roadster

2011  Volkswagen  GTI J.D. Power Award
2011 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.
2011  Lexus  IS J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP ENTRY PREMIUM CAR

Lexus IS

2011  BMW  X3 J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP ENTRY PREMIUM CROSSOVER SUV

BMW X3

2011  Suzuki  Kizashi J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Suzuki Kizashi

2011  Dodge  Durango J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE CROSSOVER SUV

Dodge Durango

2011  Honda  Ridgeline J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE PICKUP

Honda Ridgeline

2011  BMW  5 Series J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

BMW 5 Series

2011  Porsche  Cayenne J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CROSSOVER SUV

Porsche Cayenne

2011  Dodge  Challenger J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE SPORTY

Dodge Challenger

2011  Honda  Odyssey J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP MIDSIZE VAN

Honda Odyssey

Best Performance And Design Large Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked large cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2011  Dodge  Charger J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP LARGE CAR

Dodge Charger

2011  Nissan  Armada J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP LARGE CROSSOVER SUV

Nissan Armada

2011  Ford  F-150 LD J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP LARGE PICKUP

Ford F-150 LD

2011  Hyundai  Equus J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP LARGE PREMIUM CAR

Hyundai Equus

2011  Land Rover  Range Rover J.D. Power Award
2011 TOP LARGE PREMIUM CROSSOVER SUV

Land Rover Range Rover