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Fri, 15 Jul 2016

Kia Picanto tops city car segment in 2016 J.D. Power survey

Kia Picanto tops city car segment in 2016 J.D. Power survey

  • Picanto awarded most dependable city car
  • Kia ranked third overall brand for dependability
  • Success follows on from 2015’s survey

Kia Picanto has been awarded the highest ranking in the city car segment according to the J.D. Power 2016 UK Vehicle Dependability Study. The study, now in its second year, measures problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of vehicles in the UK after 12-36 months of ownership.

In addition to this, Kia have also been named the third most dependable brand overall in the 2016 Nameplate VDS Ranking, with just 80 problems per 100 vehicles tested within the study. These results follow on from the success of last year’s study, where Kia also finished in the top three most dependable brands.