J.D. Power Awards

2017 Quality Compact Car Awards

According to verified new-vehicle owners, listed below are the top-ranked 2017 Compact Car models in initial quality, examining new-vehicle quality during the first 90 days of ownership.

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To learn more about how all Compact Car models performed in initial quality in 2017, see the chart below.

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Highest-ranked in the Compact SUV segment, the angular 2017 GMC Terrain excelled in initial quality.
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Ranked highest among Compact Premium SUVs, the powerful 2017 Porsche Macan earned an award in initial quality.
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In the Compact Premium Car segment, the athletic 2017 BMW 4 Series ranked highest in initial quality.
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Other J.D. Power ratings and awards
2017 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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2017 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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2017 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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2017 J.D. Power depreciation ratings
The depreciation rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.
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