Delighted SKODA Drivers Secure Gold, Silver and Bronze in the 2014 Auto Express Driver Power Customer Satisfaction Survey
April 23, 2014: Delighted ŠKODA Drivers Secure Gold, Silver and Bronze in the 2014 Auto Express Driver Power Customer Satisfaction Survey
Yeti named top car in 2014 Auto Express Driver Power customer satisfaction survey Clean sweep for ŠKODA with Citigo and Superb finishing second and third overall Category wins for Citigo, Yeti and Superb Additional awards for Ease of Driving and Running Costs ŠKODA is the most successful brand in the 2014 survey
Milton Keynes, 23 April 2014 – ŠKODA has confirmed its position as the nation’s most satisfying car brand with a fourth successive overall victory in the annual Auto Express Driver Power customer satisfaction survey. ŠKODA also triumphed in five model categories, making it the most successful brand in the 2014 survey.
The 2014 Auto Express Driver Power survey attracted 50,000 respondents who were asked to judge their car in a number of key areas, from ride quality to practicality. The ŠKODA Yeti recorded the highest satisfaction score in the entire survey (92.78%), repeating its victory in 2013, with the Citigo (92.62%) and Superb (91.68%) completing a clean sweep of the top three positions.
Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Auto Express said: “This is a spectacular result for ŠKODA, with the top three cars in our Driver Power survey of over 50,000 car owners. It proves once again that ŠKODA is building cars that owners genuinely love and would heartily recommend to others.”
Adding to ŠKODA’s unprecedented achievements were five category victories, with the Yeti named Best Off-Roader / SUV, the Citigo named Best Supermini / City Car, and the Superb named Best Family Car. The Citigo also finished top of the table for Running Costs, while the Yeti was judged by readers to be the best for Ease of Driving.
Commenting on the 2014 Driver Power results, Alasdair Stewart, Brand Director for ŠKODA UK said: “This is another incredible result for ŠKODA. We’re delighted that our customers are so passionate about their cars. We know that expectations are higher than ever, so to lock out the top three positions in this year’s survey is a great achievement for everyone at ŠKODA.”
The Yeti’s back-to-back victories in the Auto Express Driver Power customer satisfaction survey makes it one of ŠKODA’s most decorated models. To date it has won more than 25 industry, media and customer satisfaction awards, including Auto Express Car of the Year (2010), Top Gear Family Car of the Year (2010) and Honest John Car of the Year (2011).