Audi is proud to announce they have been ranked on third place overall in the annual J.D. Power APEAL study (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout), managing to take home two segment awards as well as achieving several top-three finishes among luxury rivals. They obtained an 858-point score which represents 64 points above the standard in the industry.
For those of you who are not familiar with the study, it examines how gratifying a new car is to own and drive after three months of ownership. Owners of these new vehicles evaluate their car across no less than 77 attributes that are all combined into an overall APEAL score.
In the 2014 J.D. Power APEAL study, the Audi A8 and Audi Q5 scored the highest in the segment, with the A8 receiving the “Large Premium Car” award whereas the Q5 obtained the “Compact Premium SUV” award in the 19th edition of the annual study.
Moreover, in the “Compact Premium Car” segment, the Audi A5 took second place, followed by the A4 on third place and the allroad on sixth position. Moving onto the “Midsize Premium Car”, the A7 ranked second and it was closely followed by the A4 while in the “Midsize Premium SUV” the Q7 ranked fifth.