JD Power Award

Manitou Pontoon Boats was honored with the J.D. Power and Associates award for "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Pontoon Boats" at the Miami International Boat Show yesterday.

"Receiving this award is a public declaration of what Manitou has believed all along, quality boats and superior service translate into satisfied customers. I believe our cutting edge product offering, lifelong employee base, loyal service oriented dealers and numerous satisfied customers are what have made receiving this award possible" said Scott VanWagenen, president of Manitou Pontoon Boats.

J.D. Power and Associates measures customer satisfaction and product performance in six factors for the pontoon segment: engine; ride/handling; helm/instrument panel; design/styling; sound system; and fishing. In all, J.D. Power and Associates surveys thousands of consumers to determine the level of satisfaction for the annual award.

Scott Wagoner, Vice President of Sales, Manitou Pontoon Boats said, "We are very excited that this is the second time in the past three years that Manitou has received this prestigious award. At Manitou our focus has always been to build a quality pontoon boat with a most recent emphasis on performance handling pontoons equipped with V-Toon Technology TM. We take great pride in receiving the J.D. Power and Associates award and thanks goes to all of our dealers and employees for their hard earned efforts."

Read a complete review on the Manitou 22 Oasis SHP written by Eric Sorensen. "On the test ride, the SHP performed as advertised, heeling (banking is the aeronautical term) into a turn, especially when the wheel is hard over, making it a delight to drive."

* Headquartered in Westlake Village, Calif., J.D. Power and Associates is an ISO 9001-registered global marketing information services firm operating in key business sectors including market research, forecasting, performance improvement, training and customer satisfaction. The firm's quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. For more information on car reviews and ratings, car insurance, health insurance, cell phone ratings, and more, please visit JDPower.com. J.D. Power and Associates is a business unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies.

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