2019 Vehicle Dependability:Most Dependable Luxury Cars Under $45,000
Every year, J.D. Power surveys the original owners of 3-year-old vehicles in order to understand what has gone right and gone wrong during the previous 12 months. The data is collected, analyzed, and published in the annual J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).SM
From this data, J.D. Power creates Vehicle Dependability ratings. These ratings, expressed on a 10-point scale, are designed to provide car shoppers with a summary of how a particular car, truck, SUV, or minivan compares to other vehicles in the segment in terms of dependability. Consumers can use the ratings to compare vehicles and to make a more informed decision about their next vehicle purchase.
This guide contains the most dependable 2016 model-year luxury cars that cost less than $45,000 as new vehicles today. They all receive a Vehicle Dependability score of 9 or 10 out of a possible 10, and are listed in alphabetical order.