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Top-Rated 2021 Family Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Family Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Here we've highlighted the ten highest-rated 2021 family cars in quality, according to the people who own them. This list of the best new family cars includes models from the Midsize Car, Large Car, and Minivans segments, presented with the model with the highest quality is at the end.
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Top-Rated 2021 Small SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Small SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Here are the ten highest-rated 2021 small SUVs in quality according to the people who own them. This list includes models from the Small SUV and the Compact SUV segments, presented in descending order by PP100 score, putting the vehicle with the highest quality at the end.
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Top-Rated 2021 Family SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Family SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
This list of the top-rated 2021 Family SUVs in quality includes Midsize SUVs, Upper Midsize SUVs, and Large SUVs. We’ve got them listed in descending order by PP100 score, with the model highest in quality at the bottom of the list. J.D. Power bases the data on the 2021 Initial Quality Study.
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Top-Rated 2021 Trucks in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Trucks in Quality According to Consumers
This list includes the ten highest-ranked midsize, large light-duty, and large heavy-duty pickup trucks, according to consumers. They appear below in descending order from the highest among the top 10 to the lowest. This means the truck with the highest quality is at the bottom of this list.
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Top-Rated 2021 Luxury Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Luxury Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Listed in this article, according to the consumers who own them, are the four-door luxury cars offering the best quality across three different segments. They’re shown in descending order by PP100 score, putting the highest-quality model at the bottom of the list.
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Top-Rated 2021 Small Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Small Cars in Quality According to Consumers
Here are the ten highest-rated 2021 small cars in quality according to the people who own them. This list includes models from the Small Car and the Compact Car segments, presented in descending order by PP100 score; the model with the highest quality is at the end.
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Top-Rated 2021 Luxury SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Luxury SUVs in Quality According to Consumers
You’ll find the 11 highest-rated luxury SUVs in quality, according to those who own and drive them. This list includes high-end sport-utes of all sizes, in descending order by PP100 score. This means that the model with the highest quality and lowest PP100 score is at the end of the list.
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Top-Rated 2021 Coupes and Convertibles in Quality According to Consumers
Top-Rated 2021 Coupes and Convertibles in Quality According to Consumers
J.D. Power knows which new coupes and convertibles offer the highest levels of quality, according to the people who own them. The coupe and convertible models listed in this article are the 10 models with the highest quality, according to the people who own them.
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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 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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