Infographic:2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study Key Stats

Jun 21, 2017

The J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), published since 1987, examines problems experienced by original vehicle owners during the first 90 days of ownership. Initial quality is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100), with a lower score reflecting higher quality.

This year’s study shows an 8% improvement in quality. Once again, the Korean brands outperform their Japanese, domestic, and European competitors. And, Kia ranks highest overall for a second consecutive year.

In the infographic that follows, we present some key statistics and findings from the 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study.



New Car Preview
2020 Audi E-tron Preview
Most Dependable
2018 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Luxury Cars
Most Popular
10 Most Popular Hatchbacks and Wagons
New Model Update
New for 2019: Mazda
New Car Preview
2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Preview
More related
Compare 0 of 3