It Figures: J.D. Power and Associates Most Appealing Models
J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 surveys for Initial Quality (IQS) and Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout named the Land Rover Evoque most appealing entry premium crossover SUV, and the Land Rover brand ranked 6th of 34. Top-scoring truck brands in the IQS were Honda (88 problems reported/100 vehicles), Toyota (88), GMC (99), Nissan and Ram (99), and Chevrolet (100). Ford ranked below the 102 average at 118, which analysts attribute primarily to infotainment systems. Segment winners included the CR-V, EX and FX, Enclave, Expedition, Escalade, Silverado 1500, and Frontier.