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Hyundai Owners Most Satisfied According to JD Power

January 19, 2012

How do you determine which cars have the most satisfied owners?

That's the question J.D. Power attempts to answer in their yearly Customer Retention Study.

The study, released this week, shows that Hyundai has the most satisfied owners, with 64% saying they would buy another Hyundai.

Ford and Honda tied for 2nd place, with 60% of owners saying they would buy the same brand again.

Hyundai's strong retention rate is attributed to its growing vehicle offerings and better quality, especially with the Elantra and Sonata models.

Here is the full ranking for each brand: JD Power Retention

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- Gregg Fidan

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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