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J.D. Power and Associates Announce Results from Recent Study

We do love stats! The following comes from a recent study conducted by J.D Power and Associates. The study, called the 2011 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), focused specifically on 2008 model year vehicles. Here’s some of what they found:

“Highlights from J.D. Power and Associates’ VDS include:
  • Toyota and Lexus received seven highest ranking awards – more than any other brand.
  • The Tundra full-size pickup topped its segment for the sixth year in a row, while the Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid sedan, 4Runner midsize Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), Sienna midsize van, and Tacoma pickup truck each topped their respective segments.
  • The Lexus RX luxury sport utility vehicle (Total) ranked highest in its segment; midsize premium crossover/SUV.
  • Ten other Toyota, Scion and Lexus models ranked in the top three of their segment including Toyota Yaris sub-compact (Total), Toyota Matrix cross-over utility vehicle (CUV), Toyota RAV4 compact SUV, Toyota Solara midsize coupe, Toyota Sequoia full-size SUV, Scion tC sports coupe, Lexus GS luxury sport (Total), LS luxury sedan (Total), GX 470 luxury utility vehicle, and Lexus ES 350 entry luxury sedan.
TMS Segment Award Recipients
Toyota Prius
Compact Car
Toyota 4Runner
Midsize MAV
Toyota Tacoma
Midsize Pickup
Toyota Sienna
Midsize Van
Toyota Tundra
Large Pickup
Lexus RX
Midsize Premium MAV
Scion xB
Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle
Other examples of Toyota’s commitment to excellence, quality products and customer satisfaction include:
  • Seventeen Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles were named  “most reliable” of which 12 made the “recommended” list, more in both categories than any other automaker, by a leading national consumer publication.
  • Lexus owner loyalty remains the highest among luxury brands, according to internal studies.
  • Eight Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles (Avalon, Corolla, Venza, Highlander, Sienna, RX, tC, & xB) received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) 2011 Top Safety Pick Award.”

Read the full article here.

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