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Consumer Reports ranks car brands by owner satisfaction

How happy are car buyers with their purchases? Consumer Reports collected data on more than half a million purchases in its annual Owner Satisfaction Survey, asking buyers if the vehicle meets expectations and if they would purchase the same vehicle again.

See which brands have left their owners most satisfied after three years, according to the Consumer Reports survey. Scores shown represent the average of all models' scores for that vehicle maker.

30.) Acura

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 58 (Good)
Change from 2017: Down 4

29.) Nissan

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 58 (Good)
Change from 2017: Down 1

28.) Mitsubishi

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 58 (Good)
Change from 2017: N/A

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27.) Infiniti

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 60 (Good)
Change from 2017: -

26.) Cadillac

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 64 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 4

25.) Buick

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 66 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 4

24.) Hyundai

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 67 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 11

23.) Volkswagen

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 67 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 1

22.) Mercedes-Benz

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 67 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 3

21.) Jeep

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 67 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 4

20.) Dodge

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 68 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 3

19.) Volvo

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 69 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 1

18.) Lexus

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 70 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 8

17.) Ford

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 70 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 2

16.) GMC

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 72 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 5

15.) BMW

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 72 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 1

14.) Chevrolet

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 72 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 5

13.) Kia

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 72 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 5

12.) Ram

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 73 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 5

11.) Mini

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 73 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 5

10.) Lincoln

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 75 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 2

9.) Honda

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 75 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 3

8.) Toyota

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 76 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 3

7.) Subaru

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 76 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 3

6.) Mazda

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 76 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 1

5.) Audi

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 76 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Down 2

4.) Chrysler

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 78 (Very Good)
Change from 2017: Up 4

3.) Genesis

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 81 (Excellent)
Change from 2017: N/A

2.) Porsche

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 85 (Excellent)
Change from 2017: -

1.) Tesla

2018 Owner Satisfaction Score (average of all models): 90 (Excellent)
Change from 2017: Unchanged