Compact car
1st place: Chevrolet Volt
2nd place: Volkswagen Golf
3rd place: Mitsubishi Lancer

It may not sell in huge numbers -- it's produced in low volumes and only available in a few states for now -- but General Motors' plug-in Chevrolet Volt topped all compact cars, hybrid, electric or whatever, in owner appeal.

Last updated July 27 2011: 3:55 PM ET
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