The annual initial quality survey by the J.D. Power consulting firm found that the improvement came even as automakers roll out more new technology such as touch screens and automatic braking.READ MORE: NFL Week 13 AFC East Preview: CBS Boston's Levan Reid Calls AFC East Title Fight A Battle Of 'Big Brother Vs Little Brother'
The survey found that quality improved for 21 of 33 auto brands. This year’s scores improved 6 percent over 2015, double last year’s increase and the biggest jump in seven years.READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 Sought
For the first time in 27 years, a brand for the masses led the pack as Kia edged out Porsche as the automaker with the fewest problems.
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