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Best of 2010

Each year, we award exemplary vehicles based on insights from real, verified owners in four distinct fields.

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Most Awarded Brands of 2010

Ford
9 Awards
Toyota
6 Awards
Honda
6 Awards
Chevrolet
5 Awards
Lexus
5 Awards

2010 Highest Initial Quality Ratings

The annual J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) measures new car quality by analyzing problems reported by owners in the first 90 days of ownership.

Recent Winners

Ford  Focus J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT CAR

Ford Focus

Ford  Taurus J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE CAR

Ford Taurus

Lexus  GS J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

Lexus GS

2010 Most Dependable Cars

The J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) has been the industry-leading source of car reliability ratings for over 25 years. VDS examines issues reported by original owners of 3-year-old vehicles to determine which are the most reliable cars.

Recent Winners

Toyota  Prius J.D. Power Award
2007 TOP COMPACT CAR

Toyota Prius

Buick  LaCrosse J.D. Power Award
2007 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Buick LaCrosse

Audi  A6 J.D. Power Award
2007 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

Audi A6

2010 Best Performance and Design

The annual J.D. Power U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM is based on responses from more than 80,000 new-vehicle buyers or lessees and examines how gratifying a vehicle is to own after the first 90 days.

Recent Winners

MINI  Cooper J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP COMPACT CAR

MINI Cooper

Ford  Taurus J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP LARGE CAR

Ford Taurus

BMW  5 Series J.D. Power Award
2010 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

BMW 5 Series

2010 Dealer Satisfaction Awards

Conducted annually, the J.D. Power U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) StudySM measures customer satisfaction with automotive service at a franchised dealer or independent service facility for maintenance or repair work among owners and lessees of 1- to 5-year-old vehicles. The Sales Satisfaction Index Study—redesigned for 2017—measures satisfaction with the sales experience among new-vehicle buyers and rejecters, who are those who shop a dealership and purchase elsewhere.

Recent Winners

Lexus  J.D. Power Award
LUXURY

Lexus

HUMMER  J.D. Power Award
MASS MARKET

HUMMER

Jaguar  J.D. Power Award
LUXURY

Jaguar

MINI  J.D. Power Award
MASS MARKET

MINI