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Top-Rated 2020 Family SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Family SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
If you’re looking for a high-quality, family-size SUV that is top-rated according to the consumers that own them, you’ve come to the right place.
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Top-Rated 2020 Luxury Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Luxury Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Based on the consumer-supplied data, we’ve listed the top-rated 2020 Luxury Cars in quality. They are listed in descending order by PP100 score, which means you’ll find the highest-quality car at the bottom.
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Top-Rated 2020 Luxury SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Luxury SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
This list contains the top-rated 2020 luxury SUVs in quality according to the consumers who own them. They are listed in descending order by PP100 score. That means you will find the highest-rated model for quality at the very bottom.
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Top-Rated 2020 Small Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Small Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Whether you live in a crowded city with tight parking spaces, carry passengers infrequently, or simply need a low-cost way of getting around town, a small car provides transportation in an efficient and affordable package. But have you ever wondered which cars consumers rank the highest in quality? This list will show you.
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Top-Rated 2020 Small SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Small SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Small SUVs are among the most popular vehicles on sale in America today, and you benefit from numerous choices in this segment. But which small SUVs rate highest in quality according to the consumers who own one? You’re about to find out.
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Top-Rated 2020 SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Everybody wants an SUV, and they come in all sizes, types, and capabilities. From small front-drive utility vehicles and performance-tuned models that are fun to drive on pavement, to rugged off-roaders and van-sized behemoths that can tow plenty of weight, there is an SUV for just about anybody. But only the 10 SUVs on this list are top-rated for quality, according to consumers.
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Top-Rated 2020 Trucks in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Trucks in Quality According to Consumers
Trucks are among the most popular vehicles in America, and your choice between the models available is dependent on your budget, brand and styling preferences, and towing and hauling requirements. If, however, you’re new to pickup truck ownership or you’re an existing owner who is open to change, you might want to examine those models rated highest in quality according to the people who own them.
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Top-rated 2020 Vans in Quality According to Consumers
Top-rated 2020 Vans in Quality According to Consumers
When it comes to transporting people in comfort, there is simply no better choice than a van. If you’re interested in getting one, there are many from which to choose. The most popular models for typical consumers are minivans, though, and for this list of top-rated 2020 vans in quality according to consumers, minivans are the focus.
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Top-Rated 2020 Sedans in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Sedans in Quality According to Consumers
If you want a high-quality sedan, especially as judged by the consumers who own them, J.D. Power can help. This list contains the mainstream-brand sedans that rate highest in terms of quality according to consumers, and as published in the annual J.D. Power 2020 Initial Quality Study (IQS).
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Top-Rated 2020 Coupes & Convertibles in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2020 Coupes & Convertibles in Quality According to Consumers
Based on consumer input through surveys of thousands of verified new vehicle owners, the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) ranks coupes and convertibles according to quality. This list contains the top-rated 2020 coupes and convertibles in quality according to the consumers who own them.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 TRUCKS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 TRUCKS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
This buyer’s guide features highest ranking 2019 model-year Midsize and Large Pickups from major brands that receive an overall rating for initial quality.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 SMALL SUVS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 SMALL SUVS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
This buyer’s guide features the highest ranking 2019 model-year Compact and Small SUVs from major brands that receive an overall rating for initial quality.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 SMALL CARS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 SMALL CARS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
The buyer’s guide features the highest ranking 2019 model-year Small and Compact Cars from major brands. Each receives an overall initial quality rating.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 LUXURY SUVS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 LUXURY SUVS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
This Guide features the most trouble-free Luxury SUVs, including Compact, Midsize and Large Premium crossovers. Each receives an overall initial quality rating.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 FAMILY SUVS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 FAMILY SUVS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
This guide includes the most problem-free Family SUVs including both Midsize and Large SUVs from mainstream brands. Each receives an overall initial quality rating.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 FAMILY CARS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 FAMILY CARS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
This Family Car buyer’s guide alphabetically lists highest ranking 2019 model-year Midsize and Large Cars plus Minivans from major brands that receive an overall rating.
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TOP-RANKED 2019 LUXURY CARS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
TOP-RANKED 2019 LUXURY CARS BASED ON VEHICLE INITIAL QUALITY
This guide features the highest ranking 2019 model-year Luxury Cars that include Compact Premium and Midsize Premium models from mainstream brands.
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Top-Ranked Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study
Top-Ranked Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study
According to the 2019 IQS, the following all-new, redesigned, or carryover 2019 model-year vehicles receive an initial quality award for having the fewest problems and ranking highest in their respective vehicle segments.
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2019 Initial Quality: New-Vehicle Quality Stalls After Four Years of Improvement
2019 Initial Quality: New-Vehicle Quality Stalls After Four Years of Improvement
New-vehicle initial quality in 2019 remains unchanged from 2018, marking the first year without improvement since 2014, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study SM (IQS).
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2019 Vehicle Dependability: Most Dependable Small SUVs
2019 Vehicle Dependability: Most Dependable Small SUVs
Small SUVs are all the rage these days. Which ones are the most reliable long-term? Find out here...
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