J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study: Top-Rated Manufacturers
In June 2012, J.D. Power and Associates released its 2012 Initial Quality Study, which lists the top performers in defined car and truck segments within the first 90 days of vehicle ownership. In addition, the study also ranks the best brands for initial quality.
|Initial Quality Study: Manufacturer Ratings|
|The rankings below are based on problems per 100 vehicles in the first 90 days of ownership. Click the manufacturer name to view its 2012 models.|
|Brand||Problems Per 100 Vehicles|
Scores are based on rounded figures for problems per 100 vehicles.
The table above represents the brands with the fewest problems reported in the first 90 days of ownership, according to an initial quality study by J.D. Power and Associates. More than 74,000 vehicle owners and lessees of new 2012-model-year cars and trucks were surveyed.