IntelliChoice and AutoPacific Announce Motorist Choice Awards

Industry research groups IntelliChoice and AutoPacific have released the results of the 2011 Motorist Choice Awards. Based on survey data from 72,000 vehicle owners, the awards are given to vehicles with high consumer satisfaction ratings and lower-than-average ownerships costs. Awards are split across 15 vehicle categories and are subdivided into “Popular” and “Premium” vehicle choices.

The list of winners, in popular and premium categories respectively, is below.

Active Lifestyle: Dodge Ram HD, Land Rover LR4

Cargo Hauler: Ford Expedition EL, Volvo XC70

Cosmopolitan: Scion xD, Audi A3

Eco Friendly: Ford Fusion Hybrid, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

Fun to Drive: MINI Cooper, Volvo C30

Head Turner: Chevrolet Camaro, Porsche Panamera

High Tech: Volkswagen Touareg, Cadillac Escalade

Image: Mini Cooper, Mercedes-Benz GLK

Kid Friendly: Toyota Sienna, Volvo XC90

Luxury Lifestyle: Hyundai Genesis, Jaguar XJ

People Mover: Ford Expedition EL, Lincoln Navigator

Performance: Chevrolet Corvette, Cadillac Escalade

Road Trip: Ford Expedition, Mercedes-Benz GL

Value: Hyundai Elantra, Lexus HS

Youthful: Scion TC, Lexus IS

What do you think of the group’s choices? Any picks you disagree with? Let us know by way of the comments section below. To see last year’s winners, click here.

Source: IntelliChoice

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2011 Jaguar XJ-Series

2011 Jaguar XJ-Series

MSRP $90,700 L Supercharged Sedan

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