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J.D. Power names Ford Mustang as the most dependable car in its class

By - March 24, 2011 – 3:28 pmNo Comment | 695 views

2008 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

J.D. Power has released the results of their annual vehicle dependability study, and has named the Ford Mustang as the highest ranked midsize sporty car. The study measures problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of three year old vehicles, meaning this study applied to models produced in 2008. The Mustang lineup in the study included the standard V6 and GT models as well as the Shelby GT500, Shelby GT and Shelby GT500KR.

The 2008 Mustang scored highest in the Feature and Accessory Dependability, Features Accessories Quality Design and Overall Quality Design categories (five stars), while scoring lowest in the Overall Quality Mechanical, Powertrain Mechanical Quality and Body Interior Quality Mechanical categories (two and a half stars).

2008 Ford Mustang J.D. Power Ratings:

Performance and Design
Overall Performance and Design
Features and Instrument Panel
Initial Quality
Overall IQS
Overall Quality Mechanical
Powertrain Quality Mechanical
Body Interior Quality Mechanical
Features Accessories Quality Mechanical
Overall Quality Design
Powertrain Quality Design
Body Interior Quality Design
Features Accessories Quality Design
Overall Dependability
Powertrain Dependability
Body and Interior Dependability
Feature and Accessory Dependability

[Source: J.D. Power]

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