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General Motors’ Mid-Level Mark 2022 JD Power was selected as the Best Brand in the Initial Quality Study, rising from 12th last year.

The annual employer survey tracks the number of issues reported during the first 90 days of ownership. Problems can range from major component failures to customer dissatisfaction with the design and functionality of features such as infotainment systems, which account for 25% of the highest complaints.

Dodge, Chevrolet, Genesis and Kia ranked in the top five in the industry as a whole, with an average score rising from 162 to 180, a new record set by JD Power for problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Buick Enclave is the top model in Buick's all-SUV lineup.

The Buick Enclave is the top model in Buick’s all-SUV lineup.

“As automakers and their dealers have faced many challenges over the past year, it is somewhat surprising that start-up quality has not dropped more dramatically,” said David Amodeo, Global Automotive Director at JD Power.

“In general, initial quality shows consistent improvement throughout History of this study, So this year’s decline has been disappointing — yet understandable. As automakers continue to launch more technologically complex vehicles, there is a dearth of critical components to support them in this age. “

General Motors, which has placed GMC and Cadillac in the top 10 brands, has driven all automakers with nine segment awards, including the Chevrolet Silverado, which topped both the Light Duty and Heavy Duty truck categories, and the Chevrolet Corvette became the top premium sports car.

Tesla was officially listed for the first time this year and has been tentatively listed for the past two years for the third year in a row as JD Power has not been allowed to survey its owners in the 15 states that require a permit. . As such, you are not eligible to win any awards.

JD Power tracks issues within the first 90 days of IQS ownership.

JD Power tracks issues within the first 90 days of IQS ownership.
(JD Power)

Tesla’s score of 226 increased from 231 last year and 250 in 2020.

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The Volvo-owned all-electric brand Polester is at the bottom of the list with a score of 328, followed by Chrysler at 265 and Volvo at 256.