Most Dependable Cars

Which vehicles produce the fewest problems in the first three years of ownership? J.D. Power and Associates has released its 2013 Vehicle Dependability Study, which lists the most dependable cars and trucks for the 2010 model year. Based on problems reported per 100 vehicles, Lexus is the most dependable manufacturer.

Most Dependable Cars
Click on the image or model name to read the vehicle's 2010 Cars.com report.
CategoryBest in CategoryOther Top Picks
SubcompactScion xD
CompactToyota Prius
Compact SportMazda MX-5 Miata
MidsizeHyundai Sonata
Full-SizeBuick Lucerne
Entry LuxuryLexus ES 350
Midsize LuxuryAudi A6

All vehicle segments were assigned by J.D. Power and Associates.

Source: J.D Power and Associates 2013 Vehicle Dependability Study

The table represents the vehicles with the fewest problems reported in the first three years of ownership, according to a vehicle dependability study by J.D. Power and Associates. More than 37,000 original owners of 2010-model-year cars and trucks were surveyed.

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