Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    1:03 PM

GasBuddy News Article

49
votes
3 Chevy models earn first place in J.D. Power study

GasBuddy Blog --
Three Chevy models --the subcompact Sonic, compact Volt and Avalanche pickup-- received the highest scores in their category in J.D. Power and Associates' annual survey measuring the appeal of vehicles to owners after 90 days of ownership.

Specifically, the survey measures owner opinions on the vehicle's styling, performance and design, according to the Detroit Free Press, and is based on responses gathered earlier this year from more than 74,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2012 model-year cars and trucks.

In this year's study, Ford and Dodge were among seven automotive brands with two models that finished first in their segment. Ford had the most first-place models this year.

The Ford Flex was the...


Read the Full Article

Submitted Aug 02, 2012 By: PD
Category: GasBuddy Official Blog > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: 3 Chevy models earn first place in J.D. Power study Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:24,091
Points:2,393,340
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 4:02:16 AM

congrats. A sign that Chevy is back?
sparky808
Champion Author Honolulu

Posts:5,991
Points:1,354,210
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 11:35:07 AM

Thank you for posting.
garywa01
Sophomore Author Alberta

Posts:219
Points:1,016,450
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 11:29:50 AM

Are there any Prius Articles?
bell05
Champion Author Atlanta

Posts:29,048
Points:2,658,210
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 10:11:10 AM

Yesterdays news
bart_reed
Champion Author Los Angeles

Posts:7,254
Points:1,569,065
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 8:00:16 AM

But will these cars sell?
Alfied
Champion Author Riverside

Posts:11,192
Points:2,536,710
Joined:Jun 2001
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 7:41:03 AM

Go GM.
cricket48750
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:1,469
Points:714,245
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 7:20:52 AM

Go Chevy!
dieselfiendSC
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:4,706
Points:1,590,145
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 7:16:06 AM

More old news
plbell627
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:8,020
Points:1,938,480
Joined:Mar 2007
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 7:09:29 AM


The Big 3 are doing fine keep up the good work and new designs.
Evilwoman
Champion Author Milwaukee

Posts:40,809
Points:2,549,885
Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:49:50 AM

Way to go Chevy, Ford & Dodge!

Notice that Toyrecall is recalling MORE cars AGAIN! The only list they belong on is "The most cars recalled list"!
Buck_on_Bass
Champion Author Tennessee

Posts:11,200
Points:2,081,220
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:48:26 AM

What about owner satisfaction after 3 years instead of 3 months? I'd rather be a bit less satisfied at 90 days and more satisfied at 3 years.
Blismo
Champion Author Arizona

Posts:2,569
Points:498,810
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:47:47 AM

ok
condé
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:5,713
Points:2,306,670
Joined:Oct 2004
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:42:30 AM

GM still owes us big time... I want my money!!!!!
remay
Champion Author Houston

Posts:10,011
Points:2,889,615
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:39:28 AM

I'll stick with recommendations from CR...
LuckyD43
Champion Author Long Island

Posts:45,237
Points:2,930,130
Joined:Apr 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:39:27 AM

I've always been a Chevy man and have never regretted it.
91Explorer
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:1,967
Points:1,864,875
Joined:Oct 2009
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:37:04 AM

That's super Chevy!
tomok
Champion Author Portland

Posts:46,335
Points:3,129,985
Joined:Aug 2006
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:36:00 AM

Chevy, Sonic, Volt, Avalanche; Ford, Flex, Expedition; Dodge, Charger, Challenger; Audi A8; Porsche? Toyota, Honda, Nissan below industry average. JD Power study?
*Use Consumer Reports for a better evaluation of vehicles and their 'real ratings.'
My vehicle runs good, its paid for, gets decent MPG and I will Not be replacing it with anything else! I will drive my current vehicle into the ground before buying anything new, used, EV, Inbred, diesel, hydrogen, alternative fuel, CNG, concept or 3 Chevy models, Ford, Dodge, etc.
With 'coming out of the closet' Barry's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, who can afford to buy a new vehicle! Barry can spin the jobs numbers so they look much better than what they really are, he's a smooooth talker if there ever was one!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money. Consider using other forms of less expensive transportation to lower your cost.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012
turbodog
Champion Author Mississippi

Posts:10,007
Points:2,141,790
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:35:44 AM

Ford for me
11SilveradoMN
Champion Author Minnesota

Posts:2,424
Points:758,945
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:34:22 AM

oh
mswillia
Champion Author Milwaukee

Posts:4,252
Points:888,130
Joined:Feb 2010
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:33:56 AM

good news for a us auto maker
Wizrd03
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:11,436
Points:2,415,810
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:33:07 AM

Couldn't get me into a Chevy
paty2k
Champion Author Florida

Posts:1,603
Points:276,360
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:32:18 AM

Don't want no government motors!!
my2002m
Champion Author Tulsa

Posts:9,209
Points:2,444,740
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:32:13 AM

Interesting. The Avalanche is ending production next year and the Volt continues to be one of the lowest selling vehicles they make. I certainly would never buy one.
gasman50
Champion Author Portland

Posts:12,089
Points:3,186,010
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:31:50 AM

No Gubmn't motors for me
mh44s
Champion Author Madison

Posts:7,648
Points:2,472,890
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:31:28 AM

New cars should get high scores while they are still new.
rcohan2
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:5,091
Points:2,008,740
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:30:42 AM

yep
GGAlbo
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:5,043
Points:2,638,030
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:29:47 AM

Why to go Chevy!
RUNNINONEMPTYFL
Champion Author Florida

Posts:1,463
Points:522,100
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:29:35 AM

Here we go again...
SSchmidty
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:12,539
Points:2,534,085
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:27:39 AM

Well alright now...next thing to do PAY back the loan to Fed gov't that allowed these guys to not sell ownership to foreigners or worse VENTURE captialists!
tman70
Champion Author Georgia

Posts:3,553
Points:1,272,690
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:26:49 AM

we know
danlanman
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:6,505
Points:1,502,795
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:26:31 AM

repeat
PENNYPINCHR
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:6,741
Points:2,731,585
Joined:Jul 2001
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:26:17 AM

I would never buy a Government Motors car or truck...............
BazooQC
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:12,878
Points:2,399,265
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:26:11 AM

GM ... no way!
SpruceGuse2
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:12,902
Points:3,211,765
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:25:32 AM

Good for them................
Maintroll
Champion Author Lexington

Posts:11,887
Points:2,486,135
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:24:52 AM

What does J.D. Power know?
Hemiramrules
Champion Author Milwaukee

Posts:92,596
Points:2,735,545
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:24:35 AM

Good job Chevy,Ford & Dodge!

Did you hear Toycall is recalling MORE cars again! No wonder their NOT on the list!
91Hilux
Champion Author New Haven

Posts:3,365
Points:1,371,585
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:24:34 AM

After the first 90 days, they're still breaking in the vehicle. Let's see how happy they are in 5 years...
savannahoaks
Champion Author Rockford

Posts:5,822
Points:1,410,000
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:23:22 AM

US brands picking up again.
Hillbilly1
Champion Author Austin

Posts:1,177
Points:316,220
Joined:Apr 2012
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:22:25 AM

ok
95Vette
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:3,927
Points:1,314,300
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:22:17 AM

Yay GM!!!!
I10Express
Champion Author San Antonio

Posts:11,835
Points:2,416,155
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:21:53 AM

It's a consumer survey asking them if they think they made the right buying choice. I'm not saying the survey is wrong but I like to make decisions based on something other than "do you feel good about your purchase"
netman044
Champion Author Texas

Posts:7,009
Points:1,865,100
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:21:52 AM

How long is this going to stay up?
ats621
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:1,253
Points:388,665
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:21:29 AM

Good
fxb1
Champion Author Louisiana

Posts:4,148
Points:1,279,035
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:21:16 AM

ok
vcsuksu21
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:2,543
Points:1,031,085
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:21:01 AM

ok
Jeffro61
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:5,109
Points:2,979,275
Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:20:21 AM

Buy American.
TheMeltz
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:2,179
Points:1,124,025
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:19:54 AM

ok
chillyman3
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,604
Points:1,065,405
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:18:41 AM

ok
icer06
Champion Author Huntsville

Posts:5,569
Points:1,204,480
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:17:31 AM

ok
reb4
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:25,980
Points:2,605,115
Joined:Sep 2004
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:17:28 AM

Good for Chevy... isn't the avalanche being discontinued???
ok603
Champion Author Boston

Posts:1,353
Points:941,010
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 6:17:07 AM

Not for me
Post a reply Back to Topics