According to a study conducted by JD Power, a global marketing information services company, quoted by Money.ro, based on the satisfaction levels of German car-buyers in 2011, Dacia ranked higher than famous brands such as Ford, Volkswagen, Porsche or Seat, on an honourable tenth position. The first place was claimed by the Swedish car-maker Volvo, with 841 points. The German brand Mercedes ranked second, with 839 points, followed by Mazda, Mini and Honda. The Logan model ranked second in the small car category, after Mazda 2. In the City Car category, Fiat 500 collected the highest number of votes from the German clients. In the Lower Medium Car ranking, Mazda 3 ranked first, while Mercedes A Classe ranked second and Honda Civic came in third. In the Upper Medium Car segment, Honda Accord claimed the top position, followed by Volvo v50 and Opel Insignia.