Volkswagen Polo Ranks Highest in Premium Compact Vehicle Segment: J.D. Power Quality Study
J.D. Power introduced the outcomes for their 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS) and the Volkswagen Polo, all over again, changed into ranked 1st in the Premium Compact Segment. This becomes third consecutive 12 months for the Polo at the top position at the same time as the Ameo become ranked 2nd within the Entry Midsize phase. J.D. Power 2018 India Initial Quality Study become based on responses from 7,710 new vehicle proprietors who purchased their vehicle between December 2017 and October 2018. The examination includes 75 models from 13 brands.
The study measured troubles experienced via new-car owners during the first to 6 months of possession and examined greater than 2 hundred trouble signs in eight problem classes: engine/transmission; heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC); using revel in; vehicle outside; functions, controls and shows; vehicle interior; audio, amusement and navigation (AEN); and seats.
At the event, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, said, “Polo has been considered one of our maximum a success fashions in India that has maintained its top rate-ness by witnessing greater than 80 percentage first-time customers. So we are happy to be receiving a hat-trick. This is expected out of this powerful carline. Along with this, our made-for-India Ameo ranks 2d in the Entry Midsize Segment that truly delivers our persisted commitment of supplying a price for cash proposition to our customers.”
The J.D. Power 2018 India Initial Quality (IQS) consequences are calculated on the premise of PP100, that is, ‘troubles consistent with 100’ vehicles as stated via customers. A lower PP100 score suggests a lower occurrence of issues, consequently, better initial best. The effects this 12 months display that Volkswagen Polo has not handiest retained its pinnacle position however has also improved its PP100 rating. Polo mentioned 64 PP100 this year compared to 69 PP100 in 2017. Ameo, too improved its rating to 85 PP100 from 106 PP100 in 2017.