Canadian-Built GM Vehicles Lead Compact SUV Segment in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

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Canadian-Built GM Vehicles Lead Compact SUV Segment in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

2016-06-23

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OSHAWA, ON (June 23, 2016) — Two Canadian-built vehicles led their segments in a J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study. Assembled during both CAMI Assembly in Ingersoll and Oshawa Assembly in Oshawa, a Chevrolet Equinox led a compress SUV segment, tied with a GMC Terrain that is also built during CAMI Assembly. 

In total, 5 Chevrolet vehicles led their segments in a J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study. No other code has some-more J.D. Power Initial Quality awards than Chevrolet — for a fourth uninterrupted year. This follows a brand’s clever display in a 2016 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study, where Chevrolet also had some-more models ranked tip in a segments than any other brand.

“These formula play dual vicious roles in a plan to move new sell buyers to a brand,” pronounced Alan Batey, boss of GM North America. “First, a investigate formula will assistance attract new buyers to Chevrolet, as J.D. Power information shows ‘expected reliability’ is customers’ tip squeeze care for a new vehicle. Second, a softened tenure knowledge of a new vehicles will assistance modify first-time Chevrolet buyers into repeat customers, as J.D. Power indicates business who have a certain knowledge in a initial 90 days of tenure are some-more expected to turn repeat buyers for a brand.”

Segment awards in a 2016 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study include:

  • Chevrolet Silverado swept a full-size lorry categories, with a Silverado 1500 receiving a tip outlines for light-duty trucks and a Silverado HD receiving a tip outlines for heavy-duty trucks.
  • Chevrolet Equinox led a compress SUV shred (in a tie), with investigate formula that were 15 points improved than a shred average.
  • Chevrolet Tahoe lead a vast SUV segment, with investigate formula that were 19 points above a shred average.
  • Chevrolet Spark dominated a city automobile segment, with investigate formula that were 48 points aloft than a shred average.
  • GMC Terrain led a compress SUV shred (in a tie), with investigate formula that were 15 points improved than a shred average

The study, now in a 30th year, examines problems gifted by automobile owners during a initial 90 days of ownership. Initial peculiarity is dynamic by a series of problems gifted per 100 vehicles (PP100), with a reduce measure reflecting aloft quality.

The 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Study is formed on responses from some-more than 80,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2016 model-year vehicles surveyed after 90 days of ownership. The investigate is formed on a 233-question battery orderly into 8 problem categories designed to yield manufacturers with information to promote a marker of problems and expostulate product improvement. The investigate was fielded from Feb by May 2016.

For some-more information about a 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Study, revisit http://www.jdpower.com/resource/us-initial-quality-study-iqs

About General Motors in Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Company employs some-more than 9,000 people opposite a nation and is a famous personality in immature manufacturing.  GM Canada markets a full operation of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and associated services by Canada’s largest automotive play network. More information per GM Canada models can be found during www.gm.ca, www.gminnovates.ca or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.

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