Hey Japan, what happened? Why is Jaguar and Buick beating Lexus?

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  1. JM Popaleetus

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    FuzzyBunny I Doubt It

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    I'm surprised mercury is 5
     
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    Ouch.
     
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    wasn't this the one from vehicles purchased 3 years ago?
     
  5. JM Popaleetus

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    2009 =! 2006
     
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    this is vehicle dependability study, NOT initial quality.
     
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    i bet the fewer problems on the jaguar are way more severe than the ones on acuras or lexus.
     
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    It's true. Buick makes a damn good car.
     
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    JM Popaleetus OT Supporter

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    Good point.
     
  11. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Because surveys != reality.

    I'm not saying it's wrong, I'm just saying that asking a bunch of people doesn't make something true.
     
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    http://www.autonet.ca/autos/news/2009/03/19/8807881-ap.html


    J.D. Power's dependability study surveyed 46,313 original owners of 2006 model-year vehicles in October 2008. The results are watched closely by automakers and are often used in advertising. Owners' opinion of a car after three years can be a major influence on their opinion to buy that brand again.
    The firm also releases an initial quality study, which measures problems in the first 90 days of ownership. That study usually comes out in June.
     
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    Because Jaguar sells like 15k cars a year.
     
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    That has absolutely nothing to do with anything :rofl:.
     
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    CygnusX1 Credit Cards and Apple Pie

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    Toyota not as good at hiding their problems and foregoing recalls as they used to be?
     
  18. TriangleMan

    TriangleMan What doesn't kill you is going to die

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    I like how even the industry leading brands have 122 problems per 100 cars, so 1.22 problems per car.
     
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    Management fell asleep driving their own product, and died. Then quality went willy-nilly.
     
  20. JM Popaleetus

    JM Popaleetus OT Supporter

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    Even if you round that up to 2, that's not surprising at all.
     
  21. Big_Luke

    Big_Luke serious as dick cancer

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    wasn't Porsche like 1 or 2 a few years back? they slipped hard.
     
  22. JM Popaleetus

    JM Popaleetus OT Supporter

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    It's fucking INDIAN.
     
  23. TriangleMan

    TriangleMan What doesn't kill you is going to die

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    I didn't say it was surprising, it's kind of sad actually :hs:
     
  24. Diesel66

    Diesel66 My standards for women is like rent-a-centers stan OT Supporter

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    after 3 years of daily hard use, nothing is going to be perfect.
     
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