Ford F-150 tops AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards for 2015.
Respected automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific has named the Ford F-150 as overall winner of the 2015 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA).
The annual awards, which recognize vehicles that best meet their ownerâ€™s expectations and desires, are based on responses from over 66,000 new vehicle owners in the U.S. across all major manufacturers.
Surveyed after 90 days of ownership, respondents were asked what changes they would make to their car or truck in 15 key categories, including ride and handling, driverâ€™s seat comfort, interior storage, safety features, interior lighting, power and acceleration and technology.
2015 Ideal Vehicle Award Category/Overall Winners;
Overall Winner: Ford F-150
Most Ideal Premium Brand: Porsche
Most Ideal Popular Brand: GMC
Luxury Car - Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Aspirational Luxury Car - Lexus RC
Luxury Mid-Size Car - Lincoln MKZ
Premium Mid-Size Car - Subaru Legacy (Subaru Liberty in Australia)
Premium Compact Car - MINI Hardtop/Convertible
Compact Car - Volkswagen Golf
Economy Car - Honda Fit (Honda Jazz in Australia)
Sports Car - Porsche 911
Sporty Car - Ford Mustang
Light Duty Pickup - Ford F-150
Heavy Duty Pickup - GMC Sierra HD
Compact Pickup - Chevrolet Colorado
Luxury SUV - Lincoln Navigator
Large SUV - Chevrolet Suburban
Mid-Size SUV - Jeep Grand Cherokee
Premium Luxury Crossover SUV - Porsche Cayenne
Luxury Crossover SUV - Porsche Macan
Large Crossover SUV - Ford Flex
Premium Mid-Size Crossover SUV - Subaru Outback
Mid-Size Crossover SUV - Subaru Forester
Compact Crossover SUV - MINI Countryman
Minivan - Honda Odyssey