J.D. Power Dependability Study

  • 2018 Lexus GS F

    Lexus was rated the most dependable brand in the annual J.D. Power Dependability Study for the seventh time in a row, further strengthening the brand's reputation for quality and reliability. The annual study examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of vehicles bought new three years ago, which for the 2018 study means models that were new for the 2015 model year. Close to 37,000 owners were surveyed in the study. Brands as well as individual nameplates in popular segments are given a score, determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles...

  • 2014 Lexus GS 350
    Lexus, Porsche top 2017 J.D. Power Dependability Study

    Lexus has been rated the most dependable brand in the annual J.D. Power Dependability Study for the sixth time in a row. Porsche is also in the top spot after just missing out last year. The annual study examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of vehicles bought...

  • 2015 Lexus GX
    Lexus Tops Dependability Study In 2016, Ford Flops

    Lexus has been voted the most dependable brand for the fifth year in a row in J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study, which for 2016 saw the average number of problems for the industry rise yet again. Once again it was problems with in-car tech that led to the rise. In fact, in-car tech was...

  • 2012 Lexus ES 350
    Lexus Tops Dependability Study In 2015, GM Brands Perform Well

    Lexus has been voted the most dependable brand for the fourth year in a row in J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study, which for 2015 saw the average number of problems per brand rise significantly. It should be noted, however, that criteria for the study was enhanced this year, particular...

  • 2011 Lexus LS 600h L
    Lexus Tops Dependability Study In Year Where Average Problems Rose

    Lexus has been rated the most dependable brand for the third year in a row in J.D. Power’s annual Dependability study, a feat the Japanese luxury brand has achieved more than any other in the 25 years that the study has been run. Furthermore, Lexus led all other brands by a significant margin...

  • 2010 Lexus RX 450h
    Lexus Tops J.D. Dependability Study, Again

    The results are in for this year’s J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study and it appears Lexus has topped the rankings for the second year in a row. The Japanese automaker not only had the highest ranked brand, with those surveyed in the 2013 study experiencing only around...

  • 2009 Lexus LS 460

    The results are in for this year’s J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study and it appears that Lexus has come out on top in the final standings. Rounding out the five highest-ranking brands are Porsche, Cadillac, Toyota and Scion, respectively. At the other end of the spectrum, Jaguar was the fifth lowest-ranking brand, followed by the four Chrysler Group brands Ram, Jeep, Dodge, and Chrysler in descending order. The annual study looks at problems experienced by original owners (a total of 31,000 were surveyed) of three-year-old (2009 model year) vehicles and includes...

  • 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo S
    Porsche Tops 2010 J.D. Power And Associates Dependability Study

    The results are in for this year’s J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study and it appears that sports car manufacturer Porsche has come out on top in the final standings. Knocking off Buick and Jaguar from the top spot, Porsche just edged out Lincoln in second and Buick in...

  • 2009 Buick LuCerne
    Buick And Jaguar End Lexus’ 14-Year Reign In Dependability Study

    Lexus has finally been knocked from its top ranking in the annual Vehicle Dependability Study run by influential research firm J.D. Power and Associates. The latest study, which ranks brands and vehicles by how reliable they are, saw Buick and Jaguar tie for the top spot after moving up from sixth...

  • Lexus rates highest in latest J.D. Power dependability study, followed by Mercury and Cadillac
    Lexus Rates Highest In Latest J.D. Power Dependability Study, Followed By Mercury And Cadillac

    Lexus has once again taken top honors in the annual J.D. Power and Associates vehicle dependability study, a position it’s held for the past 14 years. Last year, however, saw Buick sharing the top spot but in the latest study the GM division has slipped to sixth place. The annual study looks...

  • Buick equals Lexus in J.D. Power dependability study
    Buick Equals Lexus In J.D. Power Dependability Study

    Buick has equaled Lexus in J.D. Power and Associates’ latest vehicle dependability study, the first time in twelve years that another carmaker has tied with the industry leader for first place. For the 2007 vehicle dependability study, more than 53,000 owners of cars bought in 2004 were...

  • Lexus tops J.D. Power's dependability study... again
    Lexus Tops J.D. Power's Dependability Study... Again

    Lexus has once again taken top honors in the 2006 J.D. Power survey for most dependable vehicles, a study to find out the number of problems owners had with their cars. Models from 37 different brands were tested and surprisingly, how much you paid for your car doesn’t always determine how...

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