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Monday, July 15, 2024

Vehicle Dependability on the Rise

According to J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study for 2010, vehicle dependability has increased overall brands. The study measures vehicle quality after 3 years of ownership, aiming to gauge the most reliable brands. The most dependable brands from this year’s study include Porsche and Lincoln. Ford’s top three nameplates (Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury) are ranked in the top ten.

The following are the most dependable vehicles of their class:

Audi A6 (Midsize premium car)
BMW Z4 (Compact premium sporty car)
Buick LaCrosse (Midsize car)
Cadillac DTS (Large premium car)
Chevrolet Monte Carlo (Midsize sporty car)
Ford Freestar (Midsize van)
Honda CR-V (Compact multi-activity vehicle)
Honda Fit (Subcompact)
Honda Ridgeline (Midsize pickup)
Lexus GX 470 (Midsize premium multi-activity vehicle)
Lincoln Mark LT (Large premium multi-activity vehicle)
Lincoln MKZ (Entry premium vehicle)
Mazda MX-5 Miata (Compact sporty car)
Mercedes-Benz SL Class (Premium sporty car)
Mercury Montego (Large car)
Toyota Highlander (Midsize multi-activity vehicle)
Toyota Prius (Compact car)
Toyota Sequoia (Large multi-activity vehicle)
Toyota Tundra (Large pickup)