2017 Highest Initial Quality Awards

When it comes to quality and performance, you don’t have to compromise. Let the experts take the driver’s seat and see how cars, trucks and SUVs stack up in our reviews. From brand to vehicle size, here are the highest quality vehicles on the market.

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2017 Highest Initial Quality Brand

Each year, J.D. Power recognizes the highest-ranked overall nameplate in the Initial Quality Study.

Highest Initial Quality Small Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked small cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2017 TOP SMALL CAR

Chevrolet Sonic

2017 TOP SMALL PREMIUM CAR

BMW 2 Series

2017 TOP SMALL PREMIUM SUV

Mercedes-Benz GLA

2017 TOP SMALL SUV

Kia Niro

Highest Initial Quality Compact Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked compact cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2017 TOP COMPACT CAR

Kia Forte

2017 TOP COMPACT MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

Kia Soul

2017 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM CAR

BMW 4 Series

2017 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SUV

Porsche Macan

2017 TOP COMPACT SPORTY CAR

MINI Cooper

2017 TOP COMPACT SUV

GMC Terrain

Highest Initial Quality Midsize Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked midsize cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2017 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Toyota Camry

2017 TOP MIDSIZE PICKUP

Nissan Frontier

2017 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

Lexus GS

2017 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SPORTY CAR

Porsche 911

2017 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SUV

BMW X6

2017 TOP MIDSIZE SPORTY CAR

Ford Mustang

2017 TOP MIDSIZE SUV

Kia Sorento

Highest Initial Quality Large Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked large cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2017 TOP LARGE CAR

Kia Cadenza

2017 TOP LARGE HEAVY DUTY PICKUP

Chevrolet Silverado HD

2017 TOP LARGE LIGHT DUTY PICKUP

Chevrolet Silverado

2017 TOP LARGE PREMIUM SUV

Infiniti QX80

2017 TOP LARGE SUV

Ford Expedition

2017 TOP MINIVAN

Chrysler Pacifica