Chevrolet Corvette Beats Porsche 911 In Latest JD Power Survey3
Chevrolet spent years developing and refining the seventh-generation Corvette and it seems its efforts are being rewarded with strong sales and a collection of accolades from popular motoring magazines and websites.
Finally… finally – Corvette is not just a great alternative to over-priced imports. It’s a veritable equal, a sleeker, more refined rival set on upsetting the long-held philosophy that the Porsche 911 is the sports car to end all sports cars. As a matter of fact, the Corvette beat the Porsche 911 as the most satisfying car in its category in a new JD Power Survey released Wednesday.
The 911 topped the category last year, but now, after a raft of subtle revisions, the 2015 Corvette Stingray has swatted it aside. The last time the Corvette has topped the category was 10 years ago.
The company surveyed more than 84,000 people who bought a car in the last 90 days as part of its latest APEAL study, which asks dozens of questions about various aspects of the vehicle.
Audio system quality, acceleration and fuel economy were among the top characteristics that helped catapult Corvette to the top, a clear sign that sports car buyers require more than just big numbers and raw speed.
“Interestingly, storage was also an advantage vs. the competition in this segment– with owners citing more trunk space,” J.D. Power noted.
As they say: Pace, grace and, er, space.
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911 not a 911 turbo s… so…….. yea
JD Power has spoken. By the way RIck, you want to pit a 911 Turbo S against a standard Vette, get real! How about being real and pitting your hotrod Volkswagen against a Turbo Corvette. I am ready………Harm