Thursday, February 21, 2013

Toyota Motor Corporation Vehicles Continue to Dominate the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study


Toyota, and Scion models captured segment awards in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study, more than any other automaker.
The study also found:

  • Lexus ranks highest in vehicle dependability for the second consecutive year by improving 15 fewer problems/100;
  • The Lexus RX is the first SUV to lead the industry with the fewest reported problems at just 57 problems/100; and
  • Toyota is the highest ranked non-premium nameplate and tied for third place for the second consecutive year

2013 Vehicle Dependability Study performers by segment

Segment Ranking Model Problems/100
Sub-Compact Car 1 Scion xD 112
2 Toyota Yaris 122
Compact Car 1 Toyota Prius 95
Entry Premium Car 1 Lexus ES350 58
Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle 1 Scion xB 138
Compact Crossover/SUV 1 Toyota RAV4 84
3 Toyota FJ Cruiser 98
Midsize Premium Crossover/SUV 1 Lexus RX 57
Minivan 1 Toyota Sienna 146
Lexus 1   71
Toyota 3 (tie)   112
Scion 18   135
Industry Average 126

Additional examples of Toyota’s commitment to the highest standards for quality, safety, reliability and retained value include:

  • A leading consumer publication awards Scion, Toyota, and Lexus the top three brands for reliability and six of the top ten “Best Values” for 2012;
  • Kelley Blue Book recognizes 18 Toyota Motor Corporation vehicles with “Best Resale Awards, more than any other automaker in 2012; and
  • 19 Toyota Motor Corporation vehicles were named 2012 “Top Safety Picks” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than any other automaker, and four 2012 models earned 5 Stars in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car

Courtesy of Toyota Newsroom

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