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2015 award summaries

Top-Rated 2015 Luxury SUVs: Performance and Design
The results are in, and the following luxury SUVs are among the most appealing models within their respective vehicle segments, according to the 2015 U.S. APEAL Study.
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Top-Rated 2015 SUVs: Performance and Design
Which mass-market SUV models rate highest in terms of overall appeal? Look no further than this buyer's guide...
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Top-Rated 2015 Luxury Sedans: Performance and Design
To measure owner satisfaction with the performance and design of their new cars, J.D. Power conducts the annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. Based on the results of the 2015 U.S. APEAL Study, the following luxury sedans are among the most appealing models within their respective segments.
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Top-Rated 2015 Sedans: Performance and Design
The J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM finds that the mass-market sedans in this guide rate highest in terms of overall appeal within their respective segments, according to their owners.
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Top-Rated 2015 Trucks: Performance and Design
Based on the results of the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM the following pickup truck models rank highest in terms of overall appeal within their respective segment.
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Top-Rated 2015 Luxury Convertibles: Performance and Design
Find out which luxury convertible models are the most appealing, according to the results of the 2015 U.S. APEAL Study.
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Top-Rated 2015 Convertibles: Performance and Design
To determine how gratifying each new-vehicle model is to own and drive, J.D. Power conducts the annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. According to the 2015 study, these mass-market convertibles are among the most appealing models within their respective vehicle segments.
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Top-Rated 2015 Luxury Coupes: Performance and Design
Included in this guide are the 2015 model-year luxury coupes that are among the most appealing in their respective segments, according to the results of the 2015 U.S. APEAL Study.
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Top-Rated 2015 Coupes: Performance and Design
Included in this guide are the mass-market coupe models that are the most appealing within their respective segments, according to the results of the 2015 U.S. APEAL Study.
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Top-Rated 2015 Hatchbacks, Wagons, and Vans: Performance and Design
Based on the results of the 2015 U.S. APEAL Study, the models in this guide are the most appealing hatchbacks, station wagons, and vans within their respective vehicle segments.
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Top-Ranked Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. APEAL Study
A total of 27 new car models receive an award in the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), which measures the quality of new vehicles after 90 days of ownership. These are the 2015 cars, trucks, and SUVs that rank highest in their respective vehicle segments in the 2015 IQS.
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2015 U.S. APEAL Study Results
The latest safety-related technologies are among the drivers of customer satisfaction with new vehicles, according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.SM
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Top-Rated SUVs in the 2015 Quality Award
The J.D. Power Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) is the benchmark measurement of owner satisfaction with new-vehicle quality. This guide to the highest-rated SUVs in initial quality includes those models that receive the highest ratings in the 2015 IQS.
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Top-Rated Sedans in the 2015 Quality Award
Based on the 2015 Initial Quality Study (IQS), these are the highest-rated 2015-model sedans available at U.S. car dealers.
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Top-Rated Trucks in the 2015 Quality Award
Based on the J.D. Power 2015 Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), these are the highest-rated trucks available for the 2015 model year.
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Top-Rated Hatchbacks and Wagons in the 2015 Quality Award
Based on results of the 2015 Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), these are the highest-rated hatchbacks and wagons available for the 2015 model year.
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Top-Rated Convertibles in the 2015 Quality Award
Based on the 2015 Initial Quality Study (IQS), these are the highest-rated convertibles in initial quality on sale for the 2015 model year.
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Top-Rated Coupes in the 2015 Quality Award
Based on the 2015 Initial Quality Study (IQS), the models contained in this guide are the highest-rated coupes in initial quality available for the 2015 model year.
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2015 U.S. Initial Quality Study Results
Korean automotive brands have taken the lead in terms of new-vehicle quality in the United States, as they have shown a significant drop in the number of problems per 100 vehicles (PP100), according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS).
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Top-Ranked Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in the J.D. Power 2015 Initial Quality Study
A total of 27 new car models receive an award in the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), which measures the quality of new vehicles after 90 days of ownership. These are the 2015 cars, trucks, and SUVs that rank highest in their respective vehicle segments in the 2015 IQS.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Convertibles
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated convertible models as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Trucks
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated pickup trucks as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Midsize and Large Sedans
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated midsize and large sedans as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Coupes
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated coupes as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Hatchbacks and Wagons
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated hatchbacks and wagons as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Small Sedans
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated small sedans as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Midsize Crossover SUVs
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated midsize crossover SUVs as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Small Crossover SUVs
This buyer's guide highlights the top-rated small crossover SUVs as measured by the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study,SM which examines new-vehicle quality after three years of ownership.
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2015 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study Results
Problems with Bluetooth connectivity and voice recognition are the most frequently reported issues with light vehicles after three years of ownership, according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study.SM
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Top-Ranked Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study
According to the results of the J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), which measures new-vehicle dependability after 3 years of ownership, the following 2012 models receive an award for ranking highest in their respective vehicle segments.
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Top-Rated Trucks for Quality Are On Sale Now
If you've been waiting to buy a new full-size pickup truck, whether you're a personal-use customer planning to tow or haul on weekends or a fleet administrator for a large corporation, the top-rated trucks according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) are on sale now at a Chevrolet, GMC or Nissan dealership.
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