Filed under: Luxury Cars & Autos
The Total Value Index measures the total value of a vehicle from the ownership experience to financial considerations, such as fuel economy, resale value and reliability. It's a comprehensive study that Strategic Vision has issued for 14 years.
In the 2010 report, Audi had more segment leaders than any other luxury car maker. For the third consecutive year, the Q7 (pictured) took the top position in the luxe SUV category. The Audi A8 won the luxe car category, while the Audi A5 Cabriolet was named the top model among convertibles costing more than $30,000. The Audi TT turned in the best score in the category for Premium Coupes costing more than $28,000.
"Overall value is a key factor with today's luxury car buyers," said Johan de Nysschen, President, Audi of America. "We recognize that future success depends on meeting the short-term and long-term value expectations of our customers."