The long-term dependability of three-year-old models has improved
year-over-year, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 U.S.
Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) released today.
The Vehicle Dependability Study is used extensively by vehicle manufacturers worldwide to help design and build higher-quality models, which typically translates to higher resale values and higher customer loyalty. It also helps consumers make more informed choices for both new- and used-vehicle purchases.