Skoda Yeti Takes Top Position Driver Power Awards

In Skoda by Jonathan Humphrey

Skoda dominates 2012 Auto Express Driver Power Awards.  The car ownership survey placing its Yeti SUV top, the Superb family car second and the Octavia in fourth.

Two years running Skoda have topped the Driver Power Awards with this year’s rankings a reverse of last year, when the Superb came first and the Yeti second.

Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Auto Express, said: “Skoda clearly knows a thing or two about keeping its customers happy.”

In this year’s Driver Power Awards survey there was a technology category, buyers were asked to rate the quality of their in-car gadgets. British-built Nissans dominated the top of the tech chart with the Juke in first place and the Qashqai in fourth.

There was more good news for British car makers with the Jaguar XF continuing its strong run in Driver Power with a fifth place this year. Last year the Jaguar XF was named the most successful car in ten years of Driver Power surveys.

The Driver Power Top 15 List of Winners:

1. Skoda Yeti
2. Skoda Superb
3. Mercedes E-Class MkIV
4. Skoda Octavia
5. Jaguar XF
6. Nissan Qashqai
7. Toyota Prius
8. Volkswagen Golf
9. Nissan X – Trail
10. Volvo XC60
11. BMW 5-Series
12. Honda CR-V
13. Nissan Juke
14. Mercedes E-Class MkIII
15. Hyundai i30

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