Porsche 911 Gets Gold in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

For yet another year, Porsche has something to brag about thanks to J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality Study, which was released today.

The 911 has received the J.D. Power Award as the vehicle with the highest level of customer satisfaction, and is also the best vehicle of the entire survey thanks to its extremely low number of complaints. That wasn’t the only vehicle that Porsche had excel in the survey; the Panamera ranked third in the luxury car segment, while the Cayenne SUV came in sixth. Of the 34 international automakers included in the survey, Porsche was ranked second for top brands.

75,000 American car buyers were interviewed in the survey, which asks how satisfied they were with the quality of their new car purchases in the first three months of delivery. 230 vehicles were included in the “Initial Quality Study”, all model year 2012 with questions broken down in 228 criteria across a variety of categories.

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Northpines Northpines on Jun 21, 2012

    The Initial Quality Study, all model year 2012 with questions broken down in 228 criteria across a variety of categories.