Lexus and Porsche share honours in latest J.D. Power study…
U.S. owners of Lexus vehicles have again given the brand a big thumbs-up in the latest J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study.
The study measures the number of owner-reported problems in 2014 model year vehicles in their third-year of ownership.
Hyundai was the most improved nameplate in the study.
The South Korean manufacturer jumped into 6th place this year – the brand’s highest-ever ranking in the study.
While Toyota was the highest ranking non-premium brand and the individual model with the happiest owners was also from the same family – the Toyota Camry.
In total, Toyota received top placing in 10 out of 18 segments, General Motors was next best with four.
J.D. Power Dependability Study – 2017 Segment Winners:
- Small Car – Chevrolet Sonic
- Compact Car - Toyota Prius
- Compact Premium Car - Lexus ES
- Midsize Car - Toyota Camry
- Midsize Premium Car - Lexus GS
- Large Car - Toyota Avalon
- Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle - Toyota Prius v
- Minivan - Toyota Sienna
- Midsize Pickup – Honda Ridgeline
- Large Light Duty Pickup – Ford F-150
- Large Heavy Duty Pickup – Chevrolet Silverado
- Midsize Sporty Car – Chevrolet Camaro
- Small SUV – Volkswagen Tiguan
- Compact SUV - Toyota FJ Cruiser
- Compact Premium SUV – Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
- Midsize SUV - Toyota Venza
- Midsize Premium SUV - Lexus RX
- Large SUV – Chevrolet Tahoe