2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Results are In: 3 Ford Models Earn Top Honors While Company as a Whole Earns Best Overall Score in 32 Years

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Ford on Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 8:00 am
side view of a white 2018 Ford Super Duty

2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Awards 3 Ford Models Top Honors

It’s an exciting time here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, because the results of the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study were released and, spoiler alert, Ford won big. More specifically, three new Ford models were awarded top honors in their respective categories while Ford as a whole was awarded its best overall score in 32 years – all of which combined to make Ford the second-best company in the study for the second consecutive year. With that in mind, let’s take an in-depth look at why the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study awarded three Ford models top honors while also taking a look at how Ford did as a whole.

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What Were the Three Ford Models to Earn the Top Spot in Their Category in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study?

Before we check out how all of the new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, did in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, let’s first check in on the three new Ford models that earned top honors. The three new Ford models to lead their categories in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study are the 2018 Ford Expedition, the 2018 Ford Mustang, and the 2018 Ford F-Series Super Duty. Beyond those three lineups, Ford had nine models in the top three of their respective classes.

How is Ford Looking to Improve Even More Next Year?

We’ll let the experts at Ford handle this one.

“Customers want a vehicle that keeps them connected whether they’re going places or just out enjoying a drive. Our improving quality scores show we are delivering smart vehicles for a smart world that are also easy to use. While we’re pleased with our results, we know quality is a race that never ends – and we’ll keep pushing to deliver even higher-quality vehicles for our customers.” – Jim VanSlambrouck, Ford’s Director of Quality for The Americas.
front view of a silver 2018 Ford Mustang

To learn more about anything Ford related, please reach out to our staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.

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