Consumers who buy new vehicles tend to still be happy with them after three years of ownership, according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).
J.D. Power Awards
2018 Highest Dependability Ratings
The 2018 Dependability ratings and awards measure the responses from more than 80,000 verified owners of 3-year-old vehicles annually. This rating focuses on the type and number of problems owners experienced during the preceding 12 months with their 3-year-old vehicle. The fewer the number of problems reported by car owners, the higher the score.