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Using the J.D. Power Ratings to find the right used vehicle 

When buying a vehicle, drivers want to be sure that it will be with them for the long haul. Even those who are looking at used models want to ensure that their vehicle isn’t going to end up costing them a lot of money, so they often are looking for the most dependable vehicle. When it comes to vehicle dependability, the J.D. Power Awards are a great way to see if your vehicle is considered dependable. 

When you’re looking at the J.D. Power dependability rankings for 2017, you’re learning more about how 2014 models are holding up. Real drivers of the models being ranked provide information on their vehicles, and how it is performing after three years of use. This data is then used to pick the most dependable model from a variety of classes, which can be helpful for drivers who are looking to purchase a used model.  

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2017 J.D. Power Dependability Award winners at OkCarz

2014 Toyota Camry parked outside of a modern looking building

No matter what sort of vehicle you’re looking for, the J.D. Power Dependability Awards provide information on all styles of vehicle, from pickup trucks to compact cars. Models are graded on how to various aspects of the vehicle holds up over time, focusing on features and accessories, body and interior, and powertrain dependability. There is also an overall dependability rating.  

Drivers who are looking for the most dependable used models can find some of them at OkCarz, like the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic, which was named the most dependable small car. If you’re looking exclusively for a car, your options also include the 2014 Toyota Camry and Avalon as most dependable large and midsize car. Those who want a larger vehicle that is able to handle any task might be best served with the most dependable large light-duty pickup, the 2014 Ford F-150. Whichever model you end up checking out, you can find a whole host of dependable used vehicles that come equipped with a limited powertrain warranty at OkCarz.  

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