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‘Vehicles are more dependable’

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on July 24, 2014 Published on July 24, 2014

Long-term vehicle dependability in India has improved, with about 38 per cent of owners indicating they did not experience any problems, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2014 India Vehicle Dependability Study. This is the highest proportion of owners not experiencing any problems since 2012, when 34 per cent of owners did not report any problems with their vehicles, the study stated. The study, now in its seventh year, measures problems experienced by original owners of 30-42 month-old vehicles in 169 different problem symptoms across nine vehicle categories. Overall vehicle dependability averages 218 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) in 2014, compared with 280 PP100 in 2013.

Published on July 24, 2014
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