The drivers have spoken. The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta has been awarded the most appealing Compact Car in the J.D. Power 2018 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study. Eighteen vehicles were vying for the top spot. This is a familiar position for the Jetta having been ranked highest in this category now five times. Volkswagen maintained a strong presence in this category with the VW Golf taking the second spot. As for some of Volkswagen’s other models, the new Tiguan ranked second among Compact SUV’s, and the Atlas ranked fourth in the Midsize SUV segment. The J.D. Power study looks at how rewarding new vehicles are to drive and own based on responses from more than 67,000 purchasers and lessees between February and May of 2018 after the first 90 days of ownership. Take a look at all the rankings here.