J.D. Power Awards

2014 Quality Compact Car Awards

According to verified new-vehicle owners, listed below are the top-ranked 2014 Compact Car models in initial quality, examining new-vehicle quality during the first 90 days of ownership.

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The stylish 2014 Infiniti QX50 was the top-ranked model in the Compact Premium SUV segment in initial quality.
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The boxy 2014 GMC Terrain ranked highest in the Compact SUV segment in initial quality.
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Other J.D. Power ratings and awards
2014 J.D. Power dependability award
Awarded to the brand who had the fewest problems reported by 100 car owners during the last 12 months with their 3-year old vehicle.
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2014 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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2014 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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2014 J.D. Power resale ratings
The resale rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.
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