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J.D. Power car dependability: Lower rated brands see biggest gains
J.D. Power car dependability: Lower rated brands see biggest gains

At first glance, Toyota and Lexus look to be the clear winners in the latest J.D. Power and Associates study of car dependability. Along with Porsche, they made up the top brands with fewest problems per 100 vehicles over the first three years of ownership, according to the annual J.D. Power dependability study. (The study researched the dependability of 2010 model year vehicles.) But Toyota owners actually reported more problems in this year’s study than they did a year ago – an average of 112 problems per 100 vehicles compared with 104 last year. Porsche also slipped, climbing to 98 from 94. Buy it again? Top 10 cars that aroused our passion A deeper dive into the...

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