Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014, 01:14 PM UPDATED 2:49 PMBy Auto Remarketing Staff
Women heading into a Mercedes-Benz or Volvo dealership leave the lots the most satisfied with their experience.
That’s according to the Mid-Year Report from Women-Drivers.com highlighting top automotive brands rated by women when purchasing.
The site analyzed car dealer reviews written by women when purchasing a vehicle from January through June of this year.
On a scale from 1.0 to 5.0, Mercedes-Benz topped the list with an almost perfect score of 4.98.
Volvo followed with a score of 4.96.
Next came a few domestic nameplates with Lincoln in the No. 3 spot with a score of 4.89, followed closely by Dodge (4.88).
Mitsubishi rounded out the top five with a score of 4.87.
And it seems women are becoming more satisfied overall during the car purchase process as the average WomenDriver.com's Women Satisfaction Index score from January through June was 4.72 for all brands.
And this number is becoming increasingly important. According to WomenDrivers.com, women purchase an estimated 50 percent of all cars and influence up to eight out of 10 purchases.
Here are the top 20 brands rated by women when purchasing their next vehicle, according to the latest WomenDrivers.com study.
1. Mercedes-Benz - 4.98
2. Volvo - 4.96
3. Lincoln - 4.89
4. Dodge - 4.88
5. Mitsubishi - 4.87
6 (tie). Chrysler & Jeep - 4.86
8. Buick - 4.84
9. Volkswagen - 4.83
10. Lexus - 4.82
11. Chevrolet - 4.80
12. Ford - 4.79
13. Audi - 4.78
14. Toyota - 4.74
15. Mazda - 4.72
16. GMC - 4.71
17. Honda - 4.70
18 (tie). Hyundai & Nissan & Subaru - 4.68