The 5 Best, Worst Car Brands in US

Can Ford thank Matthew McConaughey?
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 19, 2016 11:54 AM CDT
Updated Sep 19, 2016 12:00 PM CDT
This photo provided by Ford Motor Company shows the 2016 Lincoln MKX.   (Courtesy of Ford Motor Company via AP)

(Newser) – It's not clear whether Matthew McConaughey's commercials have anything to do with swaying customer opinion, but a nationwide survey of nearly 4,000 people regarding 24 major car brands has found that Americans love their Ford Lincolns the most, 24/7 Wall St. reports. An American Customer Satisfaction Index press release for the 2016 report, released at the end of last month, notes that mass-market vehicles are catching up to luxury brands in terms of customer satisfaction. As for American brands, they still lag behind imports, but a number of domestic brands boosted their satisfaction scores this year. Here, the top five car brands:

  • Ford Lincoln; ACSI rating: 87
  • Honda; 86
  • BMW; 85
  • Toyota; 85
  • GMC; 84

And the worst car brands:

  • Acura; 76
  • Volkswagen; 78
  • Dodge; 78
  • Jeep; 78
  • Cadillac; 79
See which other brands made the lists at 24/7 Wall St. (Read more lists stories.)

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