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Infographic: Key Stats and Findings from the 2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study
Infographic: Key Stats and Findings from the 2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study
J.D. Power's annual Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) assesses models from the top car brands. Discover the top models in each vehicle category with this exclusive infographic.
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2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study: Excellent Long-Term Quality Isn’t Exclusive to Luxury Brands
2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study: Excellent Long-Term Quality Isn’t Exclusive to Luxury Brands
While Lexus and Porsche nameplates lead the industry in vehicle dependability, owners of many high-volume vehicles are also rewarded with excellent long-term quality.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Trucks
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Trucks
This buyer’s guide highlights those pickup truck models that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Luxury Cars
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Luxury Cars
This Most Dependable Luxury Cars guide includes those 2014 model-year vehicles that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Midsize Cars
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Midsize Cars
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2014 midsize cars that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Family SUVs
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Family SUVs
This buyer’s guide includes those 2014 model-year SUVs equipped with 3 standard rows of seats that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Small SUVs
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Small SUVs
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2014 small SUVs that receive a Power Circle Rating of 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Luxury SUVs
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Luxury SUVs
This Most Dependable Luxury SUVs guide includes those 2014 model-year vehicles that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Family Cars
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Family Cars
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2014 family cars that receive a Power Circle Rating of 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability after 3 years of ownership.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Small Cars
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Small Cars
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2014 small cars that receive a Power Circle Rating of 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability after 3 years of ownership.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Coupes and Convertibles
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Coupes and Convertibles
This Most Dependable Coupes and Convertibles guide includes those models that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Midsize SUVs
2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Midsize SUVs
This buyer’s guide highlights the top-rated 2014 midsize SUVs that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability.
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