Volkswagen Ranking in 2016 J.D. Power APEAL Study
For those considering purchasing or leasing a new Volkswagen, we have some good news. According to current owners and lessees, you’re making a great decision. At least, that’s what the Volkswagen ranking in the 2016 J.D. Power APEAL Study suggests.
For those who don’t know what the APEAL Study is, APEAL stands for Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout. The study is meant to analyze how rewarding a vehicle is to both own and drive. This is determined by real owner evaluations of 77 vehicle attributes. The 2016 study covered responses from between February and May of 2016 from over 80,000 owners or lessees of 2016 models.
Is Buying or Leasing a New Volkswagen Worth It?
VW earned a total score of 809 points, which is better than the industry average. It’s also 15 points better than the non-premium average. Of course, there are luxury brands that score higher, but they also charge much higher for their vehicles. With Volkswagen, you’re getting a new vehicle at an affordable price that is also extremely rewarding to drive.
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That’s why we encourage you to go ahead and sign on the dotted line for that new VW purchase or lease you have your eye on. After all, the Volkswagen ranking in the 2016 J.D. Power APEAL Study certainly suggests you’re making a great decision, and we would agree. If you’d like to learn more about our VW models, be sure to contact us at Neftin Volkswagen.