The 2022 J.D. Power annual Initial Quality Study revealed that the supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to vehicle problems, hitting a record high in the 36-year history of this benchmark study.
Vehicle Dependability Improves 9%: J.D. Power
Buick and Lexus ranked highest in overall vehicle dependability, which improved 9% overall in the past year, according to J.D. Power's annual Vehicle Dependability Study. Fleets using a three-year replacement model may benefit from higher resale prices.