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Top 20 Highest Quality Cars by Segment: 2019

Top 20 Highest Quality Cars by Segment: 2019

The 2019 J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study has been released, giving us a complete rundown of what the highest quality cars are by segment for this year.

The annual study examines problems experienced by original vehicle owners during the first 90 days of ownership, with initial quality measured by the number of problems per 100 vehicles (PP100).

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Along with ranking automakers in initial quality based on their PP100 score, J.D. Power has also awarded the highest quality cars by segment based on the number of problems experienced in the first 90 days of ownership. Scroll below to view the list and find out what the best-rated car for initial quality in every single vehicle segment is.


Small Car: Kia Rio

2018 kia rio sedan debuts in new york


Small Premium Car: BMW 2 Series

2019 bmw m2 competition


Compact Car: Kia Forte


Compact Premium Car: Genesis G70


Compact Sporty Car: Mini Cooper

2019 mini cooper s 3 door and cabrio


Midsize Car: Ford Fusion/Chevrolet Malibu (Tie)


Midsize Premium Car: Mercedes-Benz CLS

Mercedes-AMG CLS 53, C257, 2017


Midsize Sporty Car: Dodge Challenger

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody


Large Car: Nissan Maxima


Minivan: Kia Sedona

2019 kia sedona


Small SUV: Kia Sportage


Compact Premium SUV: BMW X4

2019 bmw x4


Compact SUV: Chevrolet Equinox

2018 chevrolet equinox


Midsize SUV: Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 hyundai santa fe


Midsize Premium SUV: Lexus RX

2020 Lexus RX


Large SUV: Chevrolet Tahoe

2018 chevrolet tahoe custom


Midsize Pickup: Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger


Large Light Duty Pickup: Nissan Titan

2019 Nissan TITAN XD


Large Heavy Duty Pickup: Chevrolet Silverado HD


Top Overall Car: Porsche 911