J.D. Power and Associates’ 2003 Initial Quality Study reinforces the leadership position of foreign manufacturers. Of the 16 vehicle categories in the study, only six were led by domestic brands. Lexus tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. But for the first time since 1998, the study does not show a year-over-year improvement in overall initial vehicle quality, which remained flat at 133 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100), a signal the industry may have been hindered by ...
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