June 01, 2012

Ford Ka highest-ranked city car in German 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Study

Ford Ka ranked highest in the city car category of the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Germany Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study (VOSS). Ka achieved a satisfaction rating of 78.9 per cent, or 789 on the VOSS index, across categories for quality and reliability,
appeal, service satisfaction and ownership costs.

“This award reflects the continuous effort Ford has put into improving the Ka,” said Mike Butler, Director, Central Quality, Ford of Europe. “For Ford, there is no higher accolade than the satisfaction of our customers.”

J.D. Power VOSS surveyed more than 14,000 German drivers who had registered cars in Germany between January 2009 and December 2010. A total of 25 manufacturers and 89 models were rated.

The Ford Ka range consists of the Titanium+ and Titanium, Trend+ and Trend, as well as the Metal Ka, Grand Prix II and Collection editions. Ka is available with a choice of economical engines - 69 ps 1.2-litre Duratec petrol delivers 115 g/km CO2 emissions; 75 ps 1.3-litre Duratorq TDCi diesel delivers 109 g/km CO2 emissions. Both are equipped with a five-speed manual transmission and auto start-stop.


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