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September 27, 2017

Toyota and General Motors Lead in 2017 Motorist Choice Awards
Toyota and General Motors Lead in 2017 Motorist Choice Awards Automotive industry research firms IntelliChoice and AutoPacific today announced the winners of the 2017 Motorist Choice Awards. Toyota and General Motors lead; Subaru scores big wins in the important mid-size car and crossover SUV segments. MCA's recognize vehicles that deliver the compelling combination of high consumer satisfaction and lower-than-expected ownership costs.

October 13, 2015

Toyota and General Motors Lead in 2015 Motorist Choice Awards
Toyota and General Motors Lead in 2015 Motorist Choice Awards Notable automotive industry research companies IntelliChoice and AutoPacific today announced the winners of the 2015 Motorist Choice Awards. Now in its tenth year, this esteemed award recognizes vehicles that deliver the compelling and sought after combination of high consumer satisfaction and lower-than-expected ownership costs over time – meeting the needs and expectations of both the heart and the mind.

October 4, 2012

IntelliChoice and AutoPacific Announce the 2012 Motorist Choice Awards
IntelliChoice and AutoPacific Announce the 2012 Motorist Choice Awards The 7th annual Motorist Choice Awards results are in! Designed to recognize those vehicle that deliver the compelling combination of high consumer satisfaction and lower-than-expected ownership costs over time, MCAs can help consumers sort through the wealth of options. Read the list of winners here.

September 1, 2009

Trio of Cars Make a Clean Sweep of AutoPacific's 2009 Awards
Trio of Cars Make a Clean Sweep of AutoPacific's 2009 Awards Three cars stand above the crowd of 2009 model year vehicles, as judged by owners participating in research firm AutoPacific's annual survey. Of the vehicles that earned honors in AutoPacific's 2009 awards, only the Lexus LS, Lexus ES and Honda Fit topped their segments in each contest: the Vehicle Satisfaction Award, the Ideal Vehicle Award, the Motorist Choice Award (presented jointly with IntelliChoice.com) and Owner Recommendations.

July 28, 2009

Americans Open To Vehicles From China and India
Americans Open To Vehicles From China and India Newly released research shows fifteen percent of new car buyers in the United States say they would consider purchasing their next vehicle from China, and eleven percent would consider buying a car from India, without knowing specific brands or vehicles. This compares with sixteen percent who said they would consider a vehicle from Korea, which has been marketing vehicles in the U. S. since the 1980s.

July 14, 2009

Americans Keeping Their Cars Longer
Americans Keeping Their Cars Longer An annual survey of new vehicle buyers shows a significant increase in the number of people planning to hold onto their cars and trucks. In 2005, just over 46 percent of new car acquirers indicated they would not be shopping for a new vehicle for four years or more; in the just completed survey that number has risen to about 59 percent - an increase of almost 13 percent. At the same time, the number of people intending to replace their vehicle within the next 2 years has fallen.

June 29, 2009

US Auto Makers Score Most Wins In Meeting Consumer Expectations
US Auto Makers Score Most Wins In Meeting Consumer Expectations Porsche and Ford Motor Company earned top honors in the 2009 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), announced today by automotive research firm AutoPacific

May 19, 2009

AutoPacific's 2009 Vehicle Satisfaction Award Highlights Consumer Opinion As Industry Struggles
AutoPacific's 2009 Vehicle Satisfaction Award Highlights Consumer Opinion As Industry Struggles In the most challenging auto sales market in years, AutoPacific today announced its 13th Annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA). For the second straight year, Cadillac ranks highest among new car owners, taking the Highest Satisfaction Brand honors even with the turmoil surrounding General Motors and the industry as a whole.

April 19, 2007

AutoPacific Announces Automotive Brand Image Results
AutoPacific Announces Automotive Brand Image Results Hyundai Brand Image Skyrockets Chrysler Group Plummets

June 14, 2006

2006 Ideal Vehicle Awards
2006 Ideal Vehicle Awards AutoPacific Announces 2006 Ideal Vehicle Awards Hyundai Top Brand, Mercury Montego Top Vehicle, Honda Odyssey Top Truck