Genesis was named best premium nameplate in J.D. Power's 2022 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study. It's the second time in 3 years that Genesis has won the award.

  • Genesis improves four positions overall, besting all premium brands in only its third year of eligibility.
TROY, Michigan, Feb. 10, 2022 – Today, Genesis was named best premium nameplate in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, marking the second such instance in only its third year of eligibility. Today’s announcement follows two consecutive years of category-specific awards, with G80 being named best midsize premium car in the 2021 and 2020 studies.

“At Genesis, we put the customer at the core of everything we do,” said Claudia Marquez, Chief Operating Officer of Genesis Motor North America. “We are passionate about performance and believe that every detail is significant in the design, engineering, and production of all our vehicles. We are pleased that customers have found their Genesis vehicles to be the most dependable among all premium brands.”

For the 2022 study, J.D. Power looked at the 2019 model year of vehicles to assess dependability. For Genesis, this included the G70 sport sedan, G80 executive sedan, and G90 flagship sedan.

The annual study ranks auto manufacturers and their products by problems per one hundred vehicles (PP100). The brand and car with the lowest level of problems is considered most dependable. Genesis achieved 155 PP100, which ranked 37 PP100 better than the industry average.