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J.D. Power and Associates Reports: Despite Continuing Challenges with In-Vehicle Technology, Automakers Post a Strong Improvement in Initial Quality

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Re: JD Power and Associates Releases 2012 Initial Quality Study
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 08:22:29 am »
Mental note, get generic Audio and upgrade it yourself? (unless is a GM)

and who was at the bottom of the pile? Hm....

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Re: JD Power and Associates Releases 2012 Initial Quality Study
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 09:15:10 am »
Jaguar number two...I'll be darned. And, look at Cadillac.

And it's reassuring that Fiat (score 151 problems per 100 vehicles) is now on the scene to help Chrysler (116) improve its quality using Fiat's World Class Manufacturing.

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Re: JD Power and Associates Releases 2012 Initial Quality Study
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2012, 12:52:35 pm »
I've heard from Top Gear that porsches are bullet proof, but seeing the 2012 911 take the #1 spot I'm starting to believe them. Maybe a used 911 is in my mid life crisis future...?

And seeing Smart sharing the bottom rung w/ Fiat, HA! I've got a friend that swears by the smart car - she doesn't know anything about cars, and this may be eye opening for her.

Interesting to see the Ridgeline beaten by the Frontier. I'd always thought it was the other way around... I guess I should look futher into the Frontier.

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Re: JD Power and Associates Releases 2012 Initial Quality Study
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2012, 01:51:26 pm »
yeah, owners of those bottom feeders tend to love their cars blindly!

mini/smart/fiat get great numbers for the customers loving their cars and wanting to get into a new one, yet they are always at the bottom of all of these... odd how that always works.
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