In Autopista.es desgranamos today new findings and study results Best Cars 2017, the more complete and comprehensive report in Europe trying to analyze the overall image with consumers on automakers. And today we focus on perhaps the most important section for buyers:what brands better market value are? In this year, up 200,000 readers of the 17 publications of the publisher Motor Presse International associate, each of the 13 attributes that make up the analysis, the brands under their best judgment are identified with each of them. In Spain, this prestigious and important study is conducted through our MOTORWAY magazines, current car, highway, CLASSIC CAR ENGINE and and, of course through our web, www.autopista.es.
Best Cars 2017: the best brands of cars
In the attribute Study Value Best Cars 2017, premium brands disappear from the top, except for Audi, and monopolize the top positions generalist firms in the market. Best rated This edition has been Seat that although has not been the best-selling brand in Spain in 2016, has itself placed two of its models, the new Seat Ibiza and Leon as demanded by buyers. Further, He has launched its first SUV, Ateca Seat, which is having a very good commercial host even months waiting for purchase. The Coming soon Brand They will be a small SUV, Arona, and a larger 7-seater which we've already discussed. Good future prospects therefore for the Spanish brand.
Citroën accompanied by the hand Seat also good results, continuing the line already marked last year. He French manufacturer has always been known for some very competitive products in price, and consumers while also they value their quality: good news. Among its best-selling models figure all C4 family (Including Cactus or Picasso MPVs) and the new C3 has brought a breath of fresh air. And next year promises significant advances already announced two models that target the Star segment, the SUV: the smallest C3 Aircross and the largest C5 Aircross.
Closes the podium another classic This ranking of best value, as is Skoda. In this edition it loses positions (in fact, was the leader in 2016), but instead keeps the big score and head on the assessment made by the owners of the brand, which is very valuable. The arrival this year of the Great SUV Kodiaq, and the announcement of the upcoming compact Karoq, with base Ateca, It should be a boost ahead of new editions.
Other manufacturers are distributed throughout the rest of the table with greater or lesser success, also stressing of course Ford, the Korean Kia and Hyundai and Renault and Dacia. We leave the final ranking.
General classification: the top 15 brands by value
1. Seat: 26
2. Citroën: 25
3. Skoda: 23
4. Ford 19
5. Kia: 18
6. Hyundai: 17
7. Renault 16
8. Dacia: 15
9. Peugeot: 14
10. Opel: 13
11. Toyota 12
Mazda 12.- 11
13.- Honda: 9
14.- Fiat: 9
15.- Audi: 9
(*). tallied a positive mark on the total survey.
The opinion of the users of the brand
We have said before: in this section, drivers think of their cars and this year again placed in Skoda first, followed by Ctiroën. For the third situation prefer Seat, swapping roles with Hyundai in this survey 2017. The distribution of the following positions is at odds with the rest of the generalist brands, the premium already imposed.
The opinion of novice drivers
Another chapter to study within the Best Cars 2017 report has to do with the view of drivers with less than 3 years old car. How do we value? Important progress here also Seat, which is made with victory -in 2015 occupied the seventh position-along with Citroën. Skoda and Kia are right behind.
The opinion of those who want to compare new car
New section a studio where Seat and Citroen brands today are primarily valued most prospective buyers. Behind them, the stakes into the football pools keep buying up Ford, Hyundai, Kia and Skoda, results very much in line generals in this section.
The opinion of young people under 29 years
Younger drivers also are clear: his preferred brands, Seat, Ford and Citroën They occupy the podium in this order voting. Peugeot is also a highly valued brand, ranking fourth.
What they think older than 30 years
The senior drivers agree with junior, and make winner as most valuable brand Seat, Skoda relegating, which expired in 2015, to third place.
What women think
Interesting responses from the women in this study Best Cars 2017, which grant Dacia an important second after Citroen, which is the most appreciated in value. Last year, the Romanian brand was eighth in the standings. Great leap forward.
men what they think
Identical results for the first positions than those obtained by global readers. In total responses of men, again Seat wins again followed by Citroën. We will see next year that results emerging from this report year: the new car will have much to say.
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