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2008 Vehicle Dependability Study Dinuba 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.

Liberty Chevrolet
(559) 896-5000
2755 Auto Mall Drive B
Selma, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Truck Dealer,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Selma Auto Plaza
(559) 896-6600
3176 Highland Ave
Selma, CA

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Shaver Pontiac Jeep Eagle
(805) 496-7103
3888 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

El Monte RV
(805) 383-0167
360 Arneill Road
Camarillo, CA
Services
RV and Camper Repair,Used Car Dealer

Claremont Toyota
(888) 378-4199
508 Auto Center Dr
Claremont, CA
Services
Service Stations,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Sanger Ford Mercury
(559) 681-6941
77 South Academy Avenue
Sanger, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

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

Shaver PontiacJeepEagle
(805) 496-7103
3888 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks, CA
Services
Auto Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Cerritos Dodge Chrysler Jeep
(888) 203-2095
18803 South Studebaker Rd
Cerritos, CA
Services
Auto Body Repair,Auto Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Swedish Car Clinic
(310) 326-9895
24200 South Vermont Ave
Harbor City, CA
Services
Auto Repair,Diagnostic Services,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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