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2020 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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2020 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.
2013  Chevrolet  Sonic J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP SMALL CAR

Chevrolet Sonic

2013  Buick  Encore J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP SMALL SUV

Buick Encore

Best Performance And Design Compact Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked compact cars and SUVs in this year's APEAL Study.
2013  Fiat  500 J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP CITY CAR

Fiat 500

2013  Chevrolet  Volt J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP COMPACT CAR

Chevrolet Volt

2013  Mazda  CX-5 J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP COMPACT SUV

Mazda CX-5

2013  Kia  Soul J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP COMPACT MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

Kia Soul

2013  Lincoln  MKZ J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM CAR

Lincoln MKZ

2013  Audi  allroad J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SUV

Audi allroad

2013  Porsche  Boxster J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SPORTY

Porsche Boxster

2013  Volkswagen  GTI J.D. Power Award
2013 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.
2013  Volkswagen  Passat J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Volkswagen Passat

2013  Nissan  Murano J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MIDSIZE SUV

Nissan Murano

2013  BMW  5 Series J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

BMW 5 Series

2013  Porsche  Cayenne J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SUV

Porsche Cayenne

2013  Mercedes-Benz  SL-Class J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SPORTY

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

2013  Ford  Mustang J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MIDSIZE SPORTY

Ford Mustang

Best Performance And Design Large Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked large cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2013  Dodge  Charger J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP LARGE CAR

Dodge Charger

2013  Nissan  Armada J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP LARGE SUV

Nissan Armada

2013  Ford  F-250/F-350 Super Duty J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP LARGE HEAVY DUTY PICKUP

Ford F-250/F-350 Super Duty

2013  Chevrolet  Avalanche J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP LARGE LIGHT DUTY PICKUP

Chevrolet Avalanche

2013  Lexus  LS J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP LARGE PREMIUM CAR

Lexus LS

2013  Land Rover  Range Rover J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP LARGE PREMIUM SUV

Land Rover Range Rover

2013  Honda  Odyssey J.D. Power Award
2013 TOP MINIVAN

Honda Odyssey

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Top-Ranked Models in the J.D. Power 2013 APEAL Study

Top-Ranked Models in the J.D. Power 2013 APEAL Study

The results of the J.D. Power 2013 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM are in, and the following models receive awards for ranking at the top of their respective vehicle segments.
Top-Rated 2013 Convertibles: Performance & Design

Top-Rated 2013 Convertibles: Performance & Design

The following 2013 convertible models received the highest ratings for overall APEAL.