J.D. Power & Associates, known for its vehicle rankings, has released its top picks for initial quality in 2013. Here are winners in each category:
City Car - Smart ForTwo
Sub-Compact Car -- Mazda MAZDA2
Compact Car -- Honda Civic
Compact Sporty Car -- Mazda MX-5 Miata
Compact Premium Car - Acura TL
Compact Premium Sporty Car -- Porsche Boxter
Midsize Car -- Toyota Camry
Midsize Sporty Car (tie) -- Chevrolet Camaro
Midsize Sporty Car (tie) -- Ford Mustang
Midsize Premium Car -- Hyundai Genesis Sedan
Large Premium Car -- Lexus LS
Midsize Premium Sporty Car -- Porsche 911
Large Car -- Chevrolet Impala
Minivan -- Chrysler Town & Country
Large Light Duty Pickup (tie) -- Chevrolet Avalanche
Large Light Duty Pickup (tie) -- GMC Sierra LD
Large Heavy Duty Pickup -- Chevrolet Silverado
Click here to read more about the rankings by J.D. Power & Associates.
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