2020 Most Dependable 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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2020 Most Dependable Brand

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

Most Dependable Small Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked small cars and SUVs in this year's Vehicle Dependability Study.
2012  Scion  xD J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP SMALL CAR

Scion xD

2012  Kia  Sportage J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP SMALL SUV

Kia Sportage

Most Dependable Compact Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked compact cars and SUVs in this year's Vehicle Dependability Study.
2012  Toyota  Corolla J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT CAR

Toyota Corolla

2012  Scion  xB J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

Scion xB

2012  Lexus  ES J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM CAR

Lexus ES

2012  Mercedes-Benz  GLK-Class J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SUV

Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class

2012  Scion  tC J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT SPORTY

Scion tC

2012  GMC  Terrain J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP COMPACT SUV

GMC Terrain

Most Dependable Midsize Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked midsize cars and SUVs in this year's Vehicle Dependability Study.
2012  Chevrolet  Malibu J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Chevrolet Malibu

2012  Honda  Ridgeline J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE PICKUP

Honda Ridgeline

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

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2012  Lexus  GX J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SUV

Lexus GX

2012  Chevrolet  Camaro J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE SPORTY

Chevrolet Camaro

2012  Nissan  Murano J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MIDSIZE SUV

Nissan Murano

Most Dependable Large Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked large cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2012  Buick  LaCrosse J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP LARGE CAR

Buick LaCrosse

2012  Chevrolet  Silverado HD J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP LARGE HEAVY DUTY PICKUP

Chevrolet Silverado HD

2012  GMC  Sierra LD J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP LARGE LIGHT DUTY PICKUP

GMC Sierra LD

2012  GMC  Yukon J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP LARGE SUV

GMC Yukon

2012  Toyota  Sienna J.D. Power Award
2012 TOP MINIVAN

Toyota Sienna

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Top-Rated SUVs in the 2015 Quality Award

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