Toyota Camry Tops Midsize Segment in J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey
June 19, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2013 -- The Toyota Camry, America’s top-selling car for the past 11 years, is ranked the number one midsize car in the 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey.
The annual survey measures problems experienced in the first 90 days of ownership. The current generation Camry, introduced as a 2012 model, features a contemporary design, upgraded interior, a 40-mpg hybrid model and an array of features that consumers like.
Most of the Camrys sold are produced at two U.S. facilities – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. Camry Assembly Line B, at Subaru’s Lafayette, Ind., received the J. D. Powers Platinum Assembly Line Quality Award for 2013.
Since it was introduced to the U.S market in 1983, nearly 10 million Camrys have been sold.
Toyota (NYSE:TM) established operations in North America in 1957 and currently operates 14 manufacturing plants. There are more than 1,800 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships in North America which sold over 2.3 million vehicles in 2012. Toyota directly employs nearly 39,000 people in North America and its investment here is currently valued at more than $27 billion, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and design. Toyota's annual purchasing of parts, materials, goods and services from North American suppliers totals over $26 billion.
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