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2012 Ideal Vehicle Awards

2012 Ideal Vehicle Awards

Autobytel, in conjunction with automotive research firm AutoPacific have released their 2012 Ideal Vehicle Awards. The IVAs are based on a survey of over 75,000 vehicle owners from the full spectrum of major manufacturers. The survey touched upon 15 different categories spanning all aspects of their vehicles inside and out, from styling to performance to comfort.

"The significance of the Ideal Vehicle Awards is that they identify the automotive manufacturers that are listening to their buyers when updating and developing their latest cars," said George Peterson, President of AutoPacific.

The Ideal Vehicle Awards are presented in 12 car categories and 14 light truck categories.

Premium Luxury Car: 2012 Mercedes Benz S-Class
Aspirational Luxury Car: 2012 Audi A4
Luxury Mid-Size Car: 2012 Acura TSX
Premium Mid-Size Car: 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Mid-Size Car: 2012 Subaru Legacy
Premium Compact Car: 2012 MINI Cooper
Economy Car: 2012 Honda Fit
Hybrid/EV Car: 2012 Nissan Leaf

Large Light Duty Pickup: 2012 Ford F-150
Heavy Duty Pickup: 2012 GMC Sierra HD
Compact Pickup: 2012 GMC Canyon
Premium Luxury Crossover SUV: 2012 Porsche Cayenne
Luxury Crossover SUV: 2012 Volvo XC70
Large Crossover SUV: 2012 Ford Flex
Premium Mid-Size Crossover SUV: 2012 Honda Pilot
Mid-Size Crossover SUV: 2012 Honda CR-V
Compact Crossover SUV: 2012 MINI Countryman

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