JD Power polled owners of three-year-old cars to see just how many problems they’ve experienced and created the annual Vehicle Dependability Study. The results for 2021 tell a tale of a changing automotive industry, where brands that might have once been derided as cheap or unreliable, made it into the top five.
Lexus and Porsche have consistently offered exceedingly well-built vehicles that function despite increasing levels of technical complexity. Lexus has been in the top spot for 9 of the last 10 years. Porsche is ranked second, with the Porsche 911 ranked as the most dependable car of all, overall.
Kia is the third-ranked brand making it the best-scoring mass-market brand (non-luxury) by a long shot. It’s followed by Toyota and Buick, rounding out the top five.
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