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Best new car in 2016: Car brand rankings in 2016 quality survey

Best new car in 2016: Car brand rankings in 2016 quality survey
Posted at 10:57 AM, Jun 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-22 13:57:55-04

Consulting firm J.D. Power and Associates released its annual survey of new vehicle quality Wednesday. The survey questioned 80,000 people with 2016 model-year vehicles after 90 days of ownership and asked them what problems they had.

Here's how the brands stacked up, the number of problems reported per 100 vehicles and the number of positions the brands rose or fell from a year ago.

   1. Kia (83, +1)
   2. Porsche (84, -1)
   3. Hyundai (92, +1)
   4. Toyota (93, +5)
   5. BMW (94, +1)
   6. Chevrolet (95, +1)
   7. Buick (96, +4)
   7. Lexus (96, +2)
   7. Lincoln (96, +1)
   10. Nissan (101, +10)
   11. Ford (102, +1)
   12. GMC (103, +4)
   12. Infiniti (103, -7)
   14. Volkswagen (104, +9)
   INDUSTRY AVERAGE: 105 (down from 112)
   15. Audi (110, +1)
   16. Mercedes-Benz (111, -2)
   17. Cadillac (112, +4)
   18. Jeep (113, +11)
   19. Ram (114, -6)
   20. Chrysler (115, +11)
   21. Mitsubishi (116, +5)
   22. Dodge (117, -4)
   23. Subaru (118, +7)
   23. Honda (119, -10)
   25. Acura (122, +1)
   26. Scion (123, -1)
   27. Jaguar (127, -24)
   27. Mazda (127, -4)
   27. Mini (127, -6)
   30. Land Rover (132, -2)
   31. Volvo (152, -12)
   32. Fiat (174, +1)
   33. smart (216, -1)