VW Passat Earns Multiple Awards For Being Top Rated Mid-Size Car

Four Volkswagen vehicles are given awards for being the top rated car in their respected class.

Online PR News – 04-June-2012 – Albuquerque, New Mexico – The Volkswagen Passat continues to earn awards from consumers and media alike. The Passat was just voted the top rated premium mid-size car in the Autobytel and AutoPacific 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. The Passat isn’t the only Volkswagen to earn this type of award, the Beetle, which was the Top Rated Compact Car and Top Rated Premium Compact Car; As well as the Tiguan, the Top Rated Compact Crossover SUV, earned top honors as well. Volkswagen had the most individual awards for a single brand, with four in total.

Autobytel Inc is a company dedicated to helping car buyers connect online with dealers. AutoPacific is a market research and product-consulting firm. These two groups surveyed more than 75,000 vehicle owners for the awards. These awards are designed to help consumers make informed decisions by creating “word of mouth” survey. The survey measures the overall owner experience by how satisfied an owner is with his or her new vehicle based on 48 individual vehicle attributes.

“We’re delighted that Passat, Beetle, GTI, and Tiguan have earned these prestigious awards,” said Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen of America. “VW is placing strong emphasis on improving customer satisfaction and it’s very rewarding to see our efforts being recognized by consumers in this manner.”

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