Rankings in J.D. Power's auto dependability study

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Posted: Feb 22, 2017 12:39 PM

The consulting company J.D. Power released its 2017 auto dependability study Wednesday. The study measures problems per 100 vehicles based on responses from 35,186 original owners of 2014 model-year vehicles. The industry average is 156 problems per 100 vehicles, up four from a year earlier.

Here are the rankings, the problems per 100 vehicles and the number of places each brand rose or fell from the 2016 study.

1. Lexus, 110 (0); Porsche, 110 (+1)

1. Toyota, 123 (+1)

2. Buick, 126 (-1)

3. Mercedes-Benz, 131 (+6)

4. Hyundai, 133 (+12)

5. BMW, 139 (+6)

6. Chevrolet, 142 (-2)

7. Honda, 143 (-2)

8. Jaguar, 144 (not ranked in 2016)

9. Kia, 148 (+5)

10. Lincoln, 150 (-3); Mini, 150 (+5)

1. GMC, 151 (-9)

2. Cadillac, 152 (-1)

3. Audi, 153 (-6)

4. Volvo, 154 (-2)

5. Chrysler, 159 (+3)

6. Subaru, 164 (+3)

7. Volkswagen, 164 (+4)

8. Mazda, 166 (-1)

9. Acura, 167 (-14)

10. Nissan, 170 (+3)

11. Land Rover, 178 (+4)

12. Mitsubishi, 182 (-6)

13. Ford, 183 (+4); Ram, 183 (-18)

1. Dodge, 187 (+3)

2. Infiniti, 203 (-17)

3. Jeep, 209 (-3)

4. Fiat, 298 (-6)