The 2015 J.D. Power and Associates' Initial Quality Survey was released today revealing a different brand winner in each of the three pickup truck segments. The IQS study examines problems experienced by new vehicle owners in the first 90 days of ownership, measuring problems in eight different categories: exterior, seats, driving experience, engine/transmission, features/controls, interior, heating/air conditioning and audio/navigation.
The industry as a whole improved by 3 percent, according to the report, with Porsche and Kia dominating the results. The winner and second-place finishers in the three dedicated pickup categories are:
Winner: Toyota Tacoma
Runner-up: Nissan Frontier
Large Light-Duty Pickup
Winner: Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Runner-up: Ram 1500
Large Heavy-Duty Pickup
Winner: Ford Super Duty
Runner-up: Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
For the full story and chart listing scores by brand as well as the winners of each of the 26 segment categories, click here to read coverage at Cars.com News.