Chrysler Makes Big Strides In J.D. Power Dependability Study

Chrysler moves up 15 spots to tie with Ford and Honda

The 2019 J.D. Power Dependability results have been released with Chrysler making big strides climbing 15 spots up the list. For their dependability study, J.D. Power surveyed just short of 33,000 original owners of 2016 model year vehicles from all brands. The study covers 177 problem areas that fall into eight different categories:

  • Exterior
  • Features/Controls/Displays
  • Seats
  • Interior
  • The Driving Experience
  • Audio/Communication/Entertainment/Navigation
  • HVAC 
  • Engine/Transmission
J.D. Power Dependability Study Results (J.D. Power)

According to the study Chrysler had 146 problems per 100 vehicles to tie with Ford and Honda, an improvement of 65 problems per 100 vehicles compared to the results of last years study. Jeep also improved jumping four spots on the list with an over 10 percent improvement compared to last year. 

Other FCA bright spots were the now gone Chrysler Town & Country taking top honors in the Minivan Segment while the Dodge Challenger was the highest ranked midsized sports car. 

Jared Balfour

Jared founded MoparInsiders and is a 41-year-old automotive enthusiast from Vancouver, British Columbia. He took an interest in cars at a very young age and has been interested in them ever since. His hobbies include photography, videography, drag racing, and auto detailing. He currently owns and drives a 2023 Audi RS6, a 2024 GMC Sierra, and a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat.

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