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Porsche Macan and 911 Lead J.D. Power Dependability Study

How Dependable are Porsche Models? 

In the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability study the Porsche brand rose to second place overall among automotive brands. Aside from ranking second overall, the Porsche Macan led the Premium Compact SUV segment with a first-place ranking and the Porsche 911 took home the very top spot among all examined models.  

These two Porsche models earned top honors in this year’s study, along with Porsche earning a number-two spot overall, but some still wonder – how dependable are Porsche models? Let’s find out.  


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Average Length Porsche Ownership 

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Most car owners wouldn’t hold onto a vehicle that wasn’t doing them any good. If your vehicle is unreliable and causing you issues, you’d probably figure it’s time to swap it out with a new vehicle. So, how long does the average Porsche owner hold onto their vehicles?  

Porsche vehicles are historically known for their long-term reliability and the top rankings in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability study back up the brand’s promise of reliable longevity. Most Porsche owners hold onto their vehicle well beyond the 150,000-mile mark. In terms of the average length of Porsche ownership, most keep their vehicles for upwards of 9 years, with the average length of ownership for the fan-favorite 911 model being 10 years.  

Sports vehicles are meant to be driven fast and pushed to their limits. The longevity and reliability of the Porsche lineup showcase just how dependable Porsche models are for their owners.  


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