J.D. Power Awards
2009 Dependability Small Car Awards
According to verified new-vehicle owners, listed below are the top-ranked 2009 Small Car models in vehicle dependability, measuring vehicle reliability during the first three years of ownership.
See 2009 J.D. Power Dependability award winner
Research 2009 J.D. Power Dependability contenders
Want an overview of how all Small Cars performed in vehicle dependability in 2009? See the information below.
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Other J.D. Power ratings and awards
2009 J.D. Power quality award
Awarded to the brand who had the fewest problems reported by 100 car owners during the first 90 days of ownership.See all quality awards
2009 J.D. Power performance award
Awarded to the brand with the highest new car owner design and performance ratings after the first 90 days of ownership.See all performance awards
2009 J.D. Power dealers award
Awarded to the dealer performance, both in terms of vehicle servicing (i.e., service initiation; service facility; vehicle pickup; and service quality) as well as the sales experience (i.e., dealer personnel; delivery process; and dealership facility).See all dealer awards
2009 J.D. Power resale ratings
The resale rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.See all resale ratings