Newcomer Genesis gets top J.D. Power quality honors

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Genesis, the first-year automaker formerly top-line model in the Hyundai lineup, earned the highest ranking among 13 premium brands in the just-announced J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study.

The 31st annual study serves as the industry benchmark for new-vehicle quality measured at 90 days of ownership.

The 2017 Genesis received top honors among 13 premium brands J.D. Power annual quality study.


The 2017 study s based on responses from nearly 80,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2017 model-vehicles. The study uses a 233-question survey designed to provide manufacturers with information to facilitate the identification of problems and drive product improvement.

“Receiving this award in our very first year in the U.S. market is a strong testament toward the commitment and meticulous work of Genesis,” said Head of Genesis Brand, Manfred Fitzgerald. “We are definitely on the right track, but this is just the beginning. There is absolutely no compromise when it comes to the quality and safety of our vehicles. We will continue to hold our current and future products to the highest standard to become the most desirable and trusted brand for customers.”

As a design-focused brand, Genesis models include the flagship G90, mid-size luxury sedan G80 and its derivative G80 Sport.

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