By on June 20, 2019

J.D. Power’s 2019 Initial Quality Study (IQS) shows industry-wide problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) failing to improve for the first time since 2014. Genesis, Kia, and Hyundai take the top three spots, improving on their 2018 results, while 18 of the 32 brands studied declined.

Hyundai Motor Group’s brands continue their trend of increasing their advantage over their competitors. The Genesis brand improved from 68 to 63 PP100, Kia from 72 to 70 PP100, and Hyundai from 74 to 71 PP100. Ford and Lincoln round out the top five with 83 and 84 PPH, respectively. Land Rover is most-improved over 2018, improving by 37 PP100, but they still sit second from last in the study at 123 PP100. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Detroit-X: Ugly. Overpriced. Over-styled. Spotty quality. Cheapened to death. Rough riding. Noisy. Stupid...
  • FreedMike: I have my own solution to Subaru’s quality problems – I’m not buying one. Sorry, folks,...
  • APaGttH: B&B: JD Power is junk – no way Subaru has quality issues TTAC: Subaru has quality issues
  • FreedMike: Cocaine’s a hell of a drug.
  • Dale Houston: To be fair, it’s the most outlandish speculative fiction I have read since “The Three Body...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Timothy Cain, Canada
  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States
  • Moderators

  • Adam Tonge, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States