J.D. Power automotive ratings are your guide to finding which vehicles or automotive-related products ranked highest in J.D. Power consumer studies. All Power Circle Ratings are based on the opinions of a sample of consumers who have used or owned the product or service being rated and are therefore indicative of a typical buying experience.
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The summer edition of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Media and Marketing ReportSM finds that digital media such as websites and social media platforms should be considered additional mediums through which drivers of recently purchased or leased new-vehicles consume traditional media, rather than as an alternative to traditional media.
Drivers of new vehicles still use traditional media content, but they're more likely nowadays to access it through alternative digital channels, according to the recently released J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Media and Marketing ReportSM--Summer.
When automakers redesign a model or introduce an all-new vehicle to the market, buyers generally find them to be improved in key areas. However, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM car companies must continue to strive for improvement in other areas that also impact vehicle owner satisfaction.
The results of the 2014 APEAL Study are in. These are America's 10 most-appealing premium models, according to those who own them.