2017 Vehicle Dependability Study: Most Dependable Luxury SUVs
To measure what has gone right and what has gone wrong with 3-year-old vehicles, the annual J.D. Power U.S . Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) surveys original owners of cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans to collect information about design- and defect-related problems. After gathering and analyzing this data, J.D. Power publishes its findings in the VDS.This information is also used to calculate Power Circle Ratings for consumers to use when they shop for a vehicle. A simple, visual representation of how a vehicle performed in the VDS, compared with other models in the same segment, these Power Circle Ratings help consumers make better decisions.This Most Dependable Luxury SUVs guide includes those 2014 model-year vehicles that receive a Power Circle Rating of 4 or 5 out of a possible 5 for vehicle dependability after 3 years of ownership.