American brands are nearly all ranking above-average.
All European luxury brands are ranked below average.
Japanese are not ranking as high as they once did in initial quality.
J.D. Power ratings are among the most coveted in the industry, by the industry. Now, they’ve just released 2020 Initial Quality Study and we’re all about to see a round of new adverts featuring the awards. For each segment, J.D. Power not only names the best brands but also points out the top-ranking models and this is what you will find here.
If you’ve ever seen an ad for a car, be it on TV, on the web, in the papers, odds are that the J.D. Power logo was in many of them. The following vehicles and brands are the top-rated in their respective segments according to J.D. Power.