New-vehicle quality in 2019 stayed flat, marking the first year without improvement since 2014, according to J.D. Power's latest Initial Quality Study. More brands worsened than improved over the past 12 months.
Genesis, Kia, Hyundai Top J.D. Power Quality Study
The quality of new vehicles has improved again with the 2018 model year, and Genesis, Kia, and Hyundai rank at the top of the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Initial Quality Study, which measures problems in the first 90 days of ownership.