February 23, 2020

Lexus and Porsche top 2017 Dependability Study

Lexus and Porsche top 2017 Dependability Study

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.

For the sixth straight year, Lexus was on top, the Japanese brand finishing alongside Porsche with the lowest number of problems reported by owners.

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:

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1 Comment on Lexus and Porsche top 2017 Dependability Study

  1. The Lexus ES is NOT a compact premium car. It measures as big as the GS dimension wise. The Avalon is classified as a ‘large car’ and it now shares the Lexus ES platform, so at best this would be a midsize premium even though it has way more rear seat space and boot space than a BMW 5 or Merc-Benz E class saloon. JDPower needs some reality check.

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