Honda Automobiles: Honda Achieves Its Best-Ever Result in 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study

Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by in Honda Canada

The Honda code warranted a best-ever ranking in J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) for 2011, finishing second among all surveyed brands, including reward makes, a association announced today. Honda also led a attention with 7 models earning a top initial peculiarity ranking in their particular segments, including a top-selling Accord and Civic models.

The Acura code finished third altogether in a 2011 IQS.

In a prolongation realm, a 2011 investigate famous 3 Honda plants for higher quality, including Honda’s newest U.S. automobile plant in Greensburg, Ind. Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, producing a Civic Sedan, was one of usually 3 plants around a universe to acquire a Platinum Plant Quality Award. The Suzuka, Japan plant, line 1, warranted a Silver Plant Quality Award, Asia Pacific (tie), for prolongation of Civic and Insight, while a East Liberty, Ohio, plant took home a Bronze Plant Quality Award, North/South America, for prolongation of a Accord Crosstour, CR-V and Element.

“Creating products of a top peculiarity and value is a substructure of a business, and it starts with a low bargain of a customer,” pronounced Tetsuo Iwamura, boss CEO of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “These formula are an critical proof of a concentration on a patron and a untiring efforts put onward by Honda associates via a organizationin RD, in prolongation and in salesto surpass their high expectations of Honda and Acura.”

Of a 7 Honda models earning a top initial peculiarity magnitude in their shred a many shred leaders of any code 5 were done in North America: a Civic (compact car); a Element (compact crossover SUVfollowed by a CR-V in second place); a Accord (midsize car); a Accord Crosstour (midsize crossover SUV); and a Ridgeline (midsize pickup). Those 5 models were assimilated on a 2011 shred personality list by a Insight hybrid (compact car, tie) and Honda Fit (sub-compact car).

Honda automobiles done in North America are constructed regulating domestic and globally-sourced parts.

J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality Study serves as an critical apparatus for consumers in evaluating a peculiarity and pattern of new vehicles. Since 1987, J.D. Power and Associates has been contemplating owners to magnitude a initial peculiarity of new vehicles after a initial 90 days of ownership.

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