J.D. Power Awards

2018 Highest Quality Ratings By Brand

Each year, J.D. Power recognizes the highest-ranked overall brand in initial quality.

2018 J.D. Power Quality award winners

2018 J.D. Power Quality contenders

Consult the chart below to learn more about how all automotive brands performed in initial quality in 2018.

Other J.D. Power ratings and awards
2018 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.
See all dependability awards
2018 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
2018 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
2018 J.D. Power depreciation ratings
The depreciation rating is based on the vehicle average annual depreciation over 5 years.
See all depreciation ratings
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