2010 Mustang Highest Initial Quality
Recently, J.D. Power and Associates rated the 2010 Mustang Highest Initial Quality for a mid size sporty car.
The 2010 Mustang was compared to the 2010 Camaro, the 2010 Dodge Challenger and the 2010 Hyundai Genesis.
In overall quality, the 2010 Mustang won the Highest Initial Quality among Mid-size Sporty Cars, rating the new Mustang as among the best.
2010 Mid size Sporty Car Competition
In comparison, the Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger ranked about average, while the Hyundai Genesis coupe ranked only with "the rest".
These outstanding results translated into the same high ratings in both, the mechanical and design initial quality ratings.
The 2010 Mustang soundly won all of the 9 J.D. Power Caterories, including overall quality - mechanical, powertrain quality - mechanical, body and interior quality - mechanical and features and accessories - mechanical.
It also won, by the same margin, overall quality - design, powertrain -design, body and interior quality design and features and accessories - design.
Ford Quality Wins Big With JD Power
Ford gets high ratings from JD Power too. In their press release that say
"In particular, initial quality of Ford models has improved steadily for the past nine years.
In addition, as a corporation, Ford Motor Company (including Volvo) has 12 models that rank within the top three in their respective segments in 2010-more than any other corporation."
This is also the first year that Ford has, as a nameplate ranking, been placed into the top 5 of best overall, joining Porsche, Acura, Merdcedes and Lexus.
The 2010 Mustang Is Well Built
So, it's not that the 2010 mustang highest initial quality ratings are a fluke with Ford.
It's simply become a better manufacturer (and the Mustang design ain't too shabby either!)
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