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Ipsos quality awards: 10 lesser known facts about the 2016 results

2017-08-01 15:24

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Charlen Raymond

Though Audi and Volkswagen walked away with most of the prestigious awards, other manufacturers have made their marks in other aspects of the survey.

Cape Town - The 2016 Ipsos results are in and the winners have been announced in Cape Town at the end of July 2017.

Though it was Audi and Volkswagen who walked away with most of the prestigious awards, there are other less known facts on the other results.

Less known facts

The quality awards look at the results garnered over the course of 2016 and then compiles everything. The margins with which Ipsos works are so little, that a manufacturer who missed out on a gold rating could have missed it by as little as 0.1%.

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Be that as it may, the infographic below looks at the intricacies of the results: who performed better; how consistent were manufacturers not just in 2016 but over the last number of years; how does the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux stack up against each other in other aspects of their ongoing battle, etc.

Of the more interesting facts about the results are that manufacturers like BMW and Jaguar Land Rover are not a part of it and can one not put in perspective how clients are finding their purchasing and servicing experiences.

See infographic below:

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