2008 Vehicle Dependability Study Chowchilla CA

Fortunately for used-car shoppers, finding a quality used vehicle is getting easier each year. Vehicle history reports, manufacturer certified pre-owned vehicle programs and third-party quality ratings such as those available on JDPower.com can take a lot of the guesswork out of buying a used car or truck.

Vintage Buick Pontiac Cadillac
(559) 674-0011
100 E 6th Street
Madera, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Ford Rent A Car System
(760) 873-4291
1440 US Highway 6
Bishop, CA
Services
Alignment Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Empower Group Inc
(818) 953-4777
1200 N Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA
Services
Engine Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealer

Expert Auto Care
(323) 256-6303
6505 N Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Used Car Dealer

Coelhos Body Repair and Sales
(510) 490-2495
45323 Industrial Pl, #2
Fremont, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Family A Auto Sales
(559) 645-0518
12034 Maywood Drive
Madera, CA

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San Diego Saturn Retailers
(858) 292-9700
541 N Johnson
El Cajon, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Santa Barbara Volkswagen
(805) 966-6164
630 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Saturn of the Valley
(818) 778-2943
15505 Roscoe Boulevard
North Hills, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Team Automotive Hyundai
(800) 485-0880
3003 East Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

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Fortunately for used-car shoppers, finding a quality used vehicle is getting easier each year. Vehicle history reports, manufacturer certified pre-owned vehicle programs and third-party quality ratings such as those available on JDPower.com can take a lot of the guesswork out of buying a used car or truck. And with new-vehicle quality improving each year, the prognosis for used-vehicle quality is good. After all, high-quality new cars typically become high-quality used cars.

In addition to its extensive research on new-vehicle quality, each year J.D. Power and Associates surveys owners of three-year-old vehicles and asks them to report the types of problems they've experienced with their vehicle during the preceding 12 months. The problems are grouped into nine categories:

  • Ride, handling and braking

  • Sound system

  • Features and controls

  • Seats

  • Engine

  • Transmission

  • Heating, ventilation and cooling

  • Vehicle interior

  • Vehicle exterior

Consumer survey responses are then tallied using a "problems per 100 vehicles" (PP100) measurement, which is a straight average of the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (a lower PP100 score is better). According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS),SM overall quality of three-year-old vehicles improved by 10 PP100, or five percent, compared to last year, maintaining a trend of three-year-old vehicle quality improvement over the last six years. This year's VDS results are based on survey responses from over 52,000 verified original owners of 2005 model-year vehicles. Vehicles must be registered for personal use. Some highlights of this year's study:...

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