Most people buy cars not strictly based on their function, but also how they make us feel. To try and measure that feeling, J.D. Power & Associates 2017 U.S. Automotive Performance is using the Execution and layout (APEAL) awards.
This year, two Honda models, the 2017 Honda CR-V and Ridgeline both earned the top placement in their respective segments in the 2017 APEAL awards. In addition, the Honda Civic and Honda Accord both came in second in the compact car and mid-size car segments.
Honda was ranked second overall in the Non-Premium Nameplates category and gained 25 points for total score of 820 points (on a 1,000-point scale), when compared to the 2016 study.
The APEAL Study asks owners to give feedback on their emotional attachment to their new vehicles across 10 categories including interior, exterior, seats, fuel economy, storage, technology, and HVAC. In addition, owners are asked to evaluate up to 77 attributes, including comfort, the sensation of power, and the feeling of luxury.
Come see how appealing you find the Honda lineup with visit to Love Honda in Homosassa, Florida today. From the compact Fit, to the family-oriented Odyssey, to the large Pilot, there is a Honda model that can fit nearly any lifestyle.