2020 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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2020 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.
2016  Hyundai  Accent J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP SMALL CAR

Hyundai Accent

2016  Lexus  CT J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP SMALL PREMIUM CAR

Lexus CT

2016  Audi  Q3 J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP SMALL PREMIUM SUV

Audi Q3

2016  Kia  Sportage J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP SMALL SUV

Kia Sportage

Highest Initial Quality Compact Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked compact cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2016  Chevrolet  Spark J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP CITY CAR

Chevrolet Spark

2016  Toyota  Corolla J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT CAR

Toyota Corolla

2016  Kia  Soul J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE

Kia Soul

2016  Lincoln  MKZ J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM CAR

Lincoln MKZ

2016  Audi  TT J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SPORTY

Audi TT

2016  Porsche  Macan J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT PREMIUM SUV

Porsche Macan

2016  Buick  Cascada J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT SPORTY

Buick Cascada

2016  Scion  tC J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT SPORTY

Scion tC

2016  Chevrolet  Equinox J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT SUV

Chevrolet Equinox

2016  GMC  Terrain J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP COMPACT SUV

GMC Terrain

Did you know...
"To determine which new luxury crossovers and SUVs are likely to be the most dependable in the future, J.D. Power calculates predicted reliability Power Circle Ratings from data collected in the company’s annual Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) and Initial Quality Study (IQS), which poll thousands of new- and used-vehicle owners about the quality and dependability of their vehicles."

Highest Initial Quality Midsize Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked midsize cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2016  Toyota  Camry J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE CAR

Toyota Camry

2016  Nissan  Frontier J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE PICKUP

Nissan Frontier

2016  Lexus  GS J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM CAR

Lexus GS

2016  Porsche  911 J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SPORTY

Porsche 911

2016  BMW  X5 J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE PREMIUM SUV

BMW X5

2016  Dodge  Challenger J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE SPORTY

Dodge Challenger

2016  Toyota  Highlander J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MIDSIZE SUV

Toyota Highlander

Highest Initial Quality Large Vehicles

These are the highest-ranked large cars and SUVs in this year's Initial Quality Study.
2016  Hyundai  Azera J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP LARGE CAR

Hyundai Azera

2016  Chevrolet  Silverado HD J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP LARGE HEAVY DUTY PICKUP

Chevrolet Silverado HD

2016  Chevrolet  Silverado LD J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP LARGE LIGHT DUTY PICKUP

Chevrolet Silverado LD

2016  Lincoln  Navigator J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP LARGE PREMIUM SUV

Lincoln Navigator

2016  Chevrolet  Tahoe J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP LARGE SUV

Chevrolet Tahoe

2016  Chrysler  Town & Country J.D. Power Award
2016 TOP MINIVAN

Chrysler Town & Country

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