AutoPacific take on Mazda3 win – With a combination of great breaking, handling, and ride Mazda has found a sweet spot in the Compact Car segment. Winning the Compact Car category in the 2007 Motorist Choice Awards® the Mazda3 provides owners with a great value in an easy to live with package. IntelliChoice take on Mazda3 win – The Mazda3 does not lead the class in any one area, but has solid retained value, and performs above average in both fuel and maintenance costs.
AutoPacific Take on Nissan Maxima Win – The Nissan Maxima leads the class; winning this year’s Luxury Mid-Size Car Motorist Choice Award®. Owners rate the Maxima as being more fun to drive with segment leading power and acceleration. The Maxima has the right technology, image and size. IntelliChoice take on Nissan Maxima win – The Nissan Maxima’s solid retained value and best in class maintenance costs helped the Maxima edge out the competition.
AutoPacific Take on Land Rover Range Rover Sport Win – Owners’ satisfaction ratings for styling and interior build materials strongly contribute to the Range Rover Sport’s class-leading performance in the Motorist Choice Awards® Luxury Sport Utility category. The Range Rover Sport dominates the Luxury Sport Utility segment with acclaimed ride, handling, power and acceleration. IntelliChoice take on Land Rover Range Rover Sport win – The Land Rover Range Rover Sport has better than average fuel costs and retained value. When you combine this with the AutoPacific survey the Range Rover Sport beats out the competition.
AutoPacific Take on Nissan Altima Win – Winning the Premium Mid-Size Car class in this year’s Motorist Choice Awards® the all-new Nissan Altima is on top of its game. With a solid reputation and confident exterior styling the 2007 Nissan Altima comes out on top. Owners really appreciate its easy to use controls and fun to drive performance. IntelliChoice take on Nissan Altima win – Within a very competitive class the Nissan Altima stands out with a strong retained value and very low maintenance costs.
AutoPacific Take on Nissan Murano Win – Well rounded, both literally and figuratively, the Nissan Murano takes over the Premium Mid-Size Crossover SUV Class and grabs this year’s Motorist Choice Awards®. Scoring well in most categories the Murano’s easy ingress/egress, pleasant interior materials, and top rated reliability and dependability push its ratings over the top. IntelliChoice take on Nissan Murano win – The Nissan Murano is a strong model in a very competitive class. The Murano has a solid retained value, as well as performing above average in fuel, insurance, maintenance, and repairs.
AutoPacific Take on Cadillac DTS Win – The Cadillac DTS wins the 2007 Motorist Choice Award® in the Large Luxury Car class.
Owners rate the ride, reputation and reliability of the DTS as class leading. IntelliChoice take on Cadillac DTS win – The Cadillac DTS wins the 2007 Motorist Choice Award, because it has best in class maintenance costs and low insurance costs.
AutoPacific Take on GMC Yukon XL Win – The all-new Yukon XL wins the Large Sport Utility Motorist Choice Award®. It is owners’ ratings of reliability, feeling safe while driving, power and acceleration that make the GMC Yukon XL a class act. For a vehicle the size of the Yukon XL it also has strong ratings for being fun to drive with high scores for braking and handling. The overall quality and brand reputation contribute to the class win while owners praise the visibility and seating capacity. IntelliChoice take on GMC Yukon XL win – The GMC Yukon XL’s strong retained value helped propel it to the top of the 2007 Motorist Choice Award.
AutoPacific Take on Chevrolet HHR Win – Exterior styling and image strongly contribute to the Chevrolet HHR’s class leading performance in the 2007 Motorist Choice Awards® Compact Crossover SUV category. While the HHRs image helped secure a class win, owners rate fuel economy as another strong contributing factor. IntelliChoice take on Chevrolet HHR win – The Compact Crossover class is a very competitive class. The Chevrolet HHR stands out with low maintenance costs, and a retained value near the top of the segment.
AutoPacific Take on Volkswagen GTI Win – Drivers rate the Volkswagen GTI as the winner in the Image Compact Car class for this year’s Motorist Choice Award®. Owners raved about their interiors; from interior styling, controls and seat comfort to materials and storage compartments. Clearly, GTI owners think their car is a kick to drive. GTI owner ratings for ‘fun to drive’ really left the competition in the dust. Contributing to the win were high marks for braking, handling, power and acceleration. IntelliChoice take on Volkswagen GTI win – In a class that features a wide range of vehicles from hybrids to convertibles to wagons, the Volkswagen GTI squares off against some tough opposition. The GTI’s ownership costs alone do not make it a 2007 Motorist Choice Award winner, but when combined with stellar performance within the AutoPacific survey the GTI beats out the rest of the [...]