J.D. Power Awards

2010 Dependability Small Car Awards

According to verified new-vehicle owners, listed below are the top-ranked 2010 Small Car models in vehicle dependability, measuring vehicle reliability during the first three years of ownership.

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Performance metrics for all Small Cars rated for vehicle dependability in 2010 are detailed in the chart below.

Other J.D. Power ratings and awards
2010 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.
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2010 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.
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2010 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).
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2010 J.D. Power resale ratings
The resale rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.
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