Tesla Motors, Inc.
) Model S led the scoreboard in a consumer satisfaction survey by
the Consumer Reports magazine. This came as a respite from the
recent onslaught of bad news. The electric sports sedan scored 99
out of 100, which is the highest in the last few years.
Tesla's score surpassed Porsche Boxster, which stood second
with a score of 95. The Porsche 911 and
General Motors Company
) Chevrolet Volt were tied at the third spot with a score of 91.
) Audi brand had the highest number of high-scoring cars compared
to other luxury brand. The Audi A6 was the best scoring Audi
The results are based on the response of 350,000 Consumer
Reports subscribers who own a car. More than 600 of them were
owners of the 2012 or 2013 versions of Model S. The survey
enquired whether the owners were ready to make a repeat purchase
of the car they own.
However, the survey was carried out before the three Model S
fires. Thus, it does not consider the impact of the mishap on the
Tesla's Model S scores high on product design, performance and
practicality. According to the magazine, cars that are fun to
drive and environment friendly tend to receive high scores. Fuel
economy, technological superiority and luxury also affect the
Tesla currently retains a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Investors
interested in the automobile industry should consider
Ford Motor Co.
), which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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