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Most Reliable 2013 Cars: Coupes

Most Reliable 2013 Cars: Coupes

By Christian Wardlaw, July 16, 2013
J.D. Power conducts annual surveys of thousands of new- and used-vehicle owners in an effort to learn more about what is going right and what people like about their vehicles, as well as what is going wrong and what people don't like about their vehicles. This information is compiled into industry-standard research studies about vehicle quality, vehicle appeal, and vehicle dependability. From this data, J.D. Power is able to predict which new cars, trucks, SUVs and vans are most likely to prove dependable over time. Listed below, in alphabetical order, are the 2013 model-year coupes that are expected to be the most reliable.

2013 Cadillac CTS
Unmistakable for anything but a Cadillac, the angular CTS Coupe is offered in new paint colors and has a revised grille for 2013. The performance-tuned CTS-V model gets new 2-piece front brake rotors, optionally painted red.

2013 Chevrolet Camaro
Camaros can be equipped with a new touch-screen MyLink infotainment system for 2013, can be painted Blue Ray Metallic, and can be fitted with Mojave leather. Also, a new 1LE Performance package debuts for the Camaro SS, which gets ZL1-spec electric steering this year. LS, LT, SS, and ZL1 versions continue.

2013 Chevrolet Corvette
For the final year of Corvette C6 production, Night Race Blue Metallic paint is offered, as well as a 60th Anniversary Design package. A redesigned 2014 Corvette Stingray replaces the C6 at the end of the summer of 2013.

2013 Ford Mustang
Ford breathes new life into the aging Mustang for 2013, modifying the exterior styling, enhancing V-8 engine output for GT models, and giving the Shelby GT500 a thorough performance upgrade resulting in 662 tire-smoking horsepower. Mustang V6, GT, Boss 302, and Shelby GT500 versions are offered for 2013.

2013 Honda Accord
The Accord Coupe is completely redesigned for 2013, equipped with more powerful and fuel-efficient engines, new transmissions, and modern infotainment and safety technology. Trim levels include LX-S, EX, EX-L, and EX-L V6.

2013 Honda Civic
Honda redesigned the Civic for 2012, and this year the Civic Coupe receives a strengthened structure, revised mechanical tuning, upgraded interior materials, new SmartVent air bags, and additional standard equipment.

2013 Infiniti G
The Infiniti G37 Coupe is unchanged for 2013, save for new aluminum interior trim and a revised Stone interior color. In 2014, this model's name changes to Q60 Coupe.

2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Residing near the top of the Mercedes-Benz lineup with a starting price tag north of $115,000, the CL-Class is offered with a new Grand Edition package for 2013. Four flavors are available: CL550, CL600, CL63 AMG, and CL65 AMG.

2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Both versions of the E-Class Coupe, the E350 and the E550, get added standard equipment for 2013, including new wheels, electric steering, heated front seats, and a next-generation connectivity system called Mbrace2.

2013 Nissan Z
New styling, new wheels, new colors, and new option packages add zest to the 2013 Nissan Z. The performance-tuned NISMO model receives upgraded braking components this year, too.

2013 Porsche 911
In addition to the arrival of the Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S models, the 2013 Porsche 911 lineup is offered with a new glass sunroof option, an active cruise control system, and Porsche Active Safe technology. Also, the Sport Chrono Pack adds downshift rev matching for the manual gearbox.

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