Buying a new car can be stressful. You don't want to buy a brand new car and then days later be driving around Tulsa, and discover a malfunction on your new ride. You just spent your hard-earned money on a new car with the key word being new. We agree with you, you shouldn't have to worry about quality and reliability on a new car. Now you don't have to! JD Power & Associates new Initial Quality Study has GM vehicles placed with having the most segment leaders in quality.
General Motors’ quality has impressed during this year’s JD Power & Associates 2013 Initial Quality Study (IQS).
The annual survey looks at owner-reported problems in the first 90 days of new-vehicle ownership, this score is based on problems that have caused a complete breakdown or malfunction, or where controls or features may work as designed, but are difficult to use or understand.
GMC and Chevrolet were the only nonluxury brands ranked in the top five. According to the study, GMC was crowned the top-ranked non-premium brand at 90 problems per 100 vehicles, and second overall in the study, trailing only Porsche (80 problems per 100 vehicles). Lexus was third.
All GM brands finished above industry average. In addition to No. 2 GMC and No. 5 Chevrolet, Cadillac tied for 13th and Buick tied for No. 15.
"GM has the best quality of any corporation in the study, the first time it's been on top," said David Sargent, Power vice president of global automotive and the study's author. "GM is obsessed with quality...It's like a mission. They're just rabid about quality."
You can find a huge selection of GM vehicles, rated in the study, at Ferguson Buick GMC. We also have the largest selection of GMC and Buick certified pre-owned vehicles. Certified Pre-Owned vehicles gives you the new car confidence with a used car price tag.