Volkswagen Polo Ranks Highest in Premium Compact Vehicle Segment: J.D. Power Quality Study


J.D. Power announced the outcomes for his or her 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS), and the Volkswagen Polo, over again, became ranked 1st inside the Premium Compact Segment. This becomes 1/3 consecutive year for the Polo on the pinnacle position whilst the Ameo became ranked second in the Entry Midsize segment. J.D. Power 2018 India Initial Quality Study turned into primarily based on responses from 7,710 new car proprietors who bought their vehicle between December 2017 and October 2018. The examination consists of 75 fashions from thirteen manufacturers.


They have a look at measured troubles experienced through new-automobile proprietors all through the primary to 6 months of possession and examined greater than 200 trouble symptoms in eight hassle categories: engine/transmission; heating, airflow and cooling (HVAC); driving experience; vehicle outside; features, controls, and displays; automobile interior; audio, leisure and navigation (AEN); and seats.

On occasion, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, said, “Polo has been one of our most successful fashions in India that have maintained its top class-ness via witnessing extra than eighty percent first-time shoppers. We are happy to be receiving a hat-trick. This is expected out of this effective carline. Along with this, our made-for-India Ameo ranks 2nd within the Entry Midsize Segment that surely grants our persisted dedication of providing a price for cash proposition to our clients.”

The J.D. Power 2018 India Initial Quality (IQS) effects are calculated based on PP100, which is ‘issues in keeping with 100’ motors as said with the aid of customers. A lower PP100 score shows a lower occurrence of problems, consequently, higher preliminary excellent. This yr displays that Volkswagen Polo has no longer best retained its top function but has also improved its PP100 score. Polo suggested 64 PP100 this year compared to 69 PP100 in 2017. Ameo too progressed its score to eighty-five PP100 from 106 PP100 in 2017.