Owners of the 2010 Honda Accord rate the car strongly a give the Accord a win in the hotly contested Premium Mid-Size Car Category. The Accord's victory comes with the car winning twenty-two of forty-eight satisfaction categories.
In its last year before being replaced and in the face of an all new Toyota Sienna Minivan, Honda Odyssey owners rated the Odyssey tops in its class in AutoPacific's 2010 Vehicle Satisfaction Award research.
The owners of the 2010 Ford Escape rated their satisfaction with the Mid-Size Crossover Sport Utility Vehicle tops in its class. This is an especially interesting win because Escape is has retained its basic style since it was introduced as the first American Crossover SUV way back in 2000.
It turns out the Large Crossover SUV segment has become a very competitive place. The 2010 GMC Acadia won the class nosing out the Ford Flex. The Acadia scored 711 VSA points in its victory to the Flex rating of 704. Acadia won twenty-one of the forty-eight categories.
First time out of the box, the funky cute Nissan cube (with a small "c") wins AutoPacific's 2010 Vehicle Satisfaction Award for Compact Cars. The cube is a tour de force in packaging winning its class in ease of getting in and out, seating capacity, flexible seating and, possibly most important in this class, cupholder design and size.