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Best of 2015

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 2015

Chevrolet
10 Awards
Porsche
8 Awards
BMW
5 Awards
Ford
5 Awards
Nissan
4 Awards

2015 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

Nissan  Sentra J.D. Power Award
2015 TOP COMPACT CAR

Nissan Sentra

Chrysler  300 J.D. Power Award
2015 TOP LARGE CAR

Chrysler 300

BMW  5 Series J.D. Power Award
2015 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

BMW 5 Series

2015 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  Corolla J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT CAR

Toyota Corolla

Chevrolet  Malibu J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Chevrolet Malibu

Mercedes-Benz  E-Class J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2015 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

Volkswagen  Golf J.D. Power Award
2015 TOP COMPACT CAR

Volkswagen Golf

Dodge  Charger J.D. Power Award
2015 TOP LARGE CAR

Dodge Charger

BMW  6 Series J.D. Power Award
2015 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

BMW 6 Series

2015 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

Jaguar  J.D. Power Award
LUXURY

Jaguar

Buick  J.D. Power Award
MASS MARKET

Buick

Porsche  J.D. Power Award
LUXURY

Porsche

MINI  J.D. Power Award
MASS MARKET

MINI