GM Wins Eight Awards in J.D. Power Dependability Study

Eight GM-built cars and trucks have won their respective categories in J.D. Power’s 2014 Vehicle Dependability Study. This year’s study, which tracked 2011 model year vehicles in the third year of ownership.
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Chevrolet won two segments, with the Volt and the Camaro being named the most dependable Compact and Midsize Sporty Car respectively, while Buick won the Large Car segment with the Lucerne, which is no longer in production.

Cadillac topped the Large Premium CUV with the Escalade and the Large Premium Car tier with the DTS, another vehicle that has been discontinued. GMC’s Yukon won the Large CUV category, while the Sierra truck ranked first in both the Light Duty Pickup and the Heavy Duty Pickup class.

“Dependability is one of the top purchase reasons for a car or truck and it is key to customer loyalty,” said Alicia Boler-Davis, senior vice president GM Global Customer Experience and Product Quality. “Receiving more segment awards for our cars and trucks than any other automaker reflects our commitment to provide customers with the best overall experience the industry.”
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