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).
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
Small Premium Car: BMW 2 Series
Compact Car: Kia Forte
Compact Premium Car: Genesis G70
Compact Sporty Car: Mini Cooper
Midsize Car: Ford Fusion/Chevrolet Malibu (Tie)
Midsize Premium Car: Mercedes-Benz CLS
Midsize Sporty Car: Dodge Challenger
Large Car: Nissan Maxima
Minivan: Kia Sedona
Small SUV: Kia Sportage
Compact Premium SUV: BMW X4
Compact SUV: Chevrolet Equinox
Midsize SUV: Hyundai Santa Fe
Midsize Premium SUV: Lexus RX
Large SUV: Chevrolet Tahoe
Midsize Pickup: Ford Ranger
Large Light Duty Pickup: Nissan Titan
Large Heavy Duty Pickup: Chevrolet Silverado HD
Top Overall Car: Porsche 911