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J.D. Power Names 2020 Cadillac CT5 Highest Initial Quality in Segment

2020 Cadillac CT5, Greer, SC

Though it might be tempting to look at Cadillac’s newest entry as another pretty face, the high-performance Cadillac CT5 far more than just a gorgeous design with a sumptuous interior. According to industry juggernaut J.D. Power, the all-new 2020 CT5 is amongst the top automotive models in terms of initial performance. In order to gather the information needed for the Initial Quality Study, J.D. Power surveys new vehicle owners about any problems they encountered during the first 90 days of ownership. Results are compiled by individual vehicles and organized into segments. Vehicles with the most problems receive a lower ranking on the chart.

Based on the data gathered by J.D. Power from new owners, the 2020 Cadillac CT5 ranked as the best-performing premium midsize sedan in terms of initial quality. The XT5’s performance during its first year of availability is notable, as it is typical for brand-new models to experience more quality issues than older models.

The XT5 wasn’t the only Cadillac vehicle that demonstrated superior initial quality compared to its luxury peers. The Cadillac Escalade, CT6, and XT4 also topped the Initial Quality Study for their respective segments.

Given that few updates are expected for the 2021 CT5, we expect similar performance from the luxury sedan next year.

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Chevrolet Cars Named Best in Initial Quality

This week, five Chevrolet cars were named segment winners for the annual J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study, making Chevrolet the automaker with the most cars at the top of their sections in the study.

The J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study examines the average number of problems per car that users experience in the first 90 days following the purchase of a vehicle. According to J.D. Power, a majority of the problems experienced in this time frame relate to a vehicle’s design and technology; for example, users could find a navigation system or safety technology confusing or difficult to use. The study is designed to award the cars with the most user-friendly technologies for each vehicle class and to provide feedback to the automobile industry.

All-New Chevrolet Avalanche

This year, five 2013 Chevrolet vehicles were named for having the least reported problems in their segments: the Avalanche (Large Light-Duty Pickup), Camaro (Midsize Sporty Car), Impala (Large Car), Silverado HD (Large Heavy Duty Pickup) and Tahoe (Large CUV). The Cadillac Escalade was also names the top Premium CUV, beating out the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, and the new Buick Encore and GMC Sierra 1500 each topped its respective category.

The volume of GM cars include in the Initial Quality Report demonstrates the automaker’s devotion to reliable, user-friendly cars. For more information about the report, visit J.D. Power and Associates online.

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