Ford Makes Gains in Initial Quality, Toyota Slips to 3rd Place


The all-impor­tant Con­sumer Reports qual­i­ty sur­vey shows Ford edg­ing up on Toy­ota and Hon­da, but mak­ing large gains over oth­er domes­tic automak­ers. That means Ford is now com­pet­ing in the top tier of qual­i­ty brands, mak­ing it a seri­ous con­tender for a top spot in the annu­al sur­vey in years to come.