KIA was ranked first in the new 2017 J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS) followed by Genesis and Porsche. The announcement was made on Wednesday at an Automotive Press Association meeting in Detroit. The IQS measures the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100) during the first 90 days of ownership. Detroit-based automakers Ford and RAM tied for fourth and Chevrolet ended up in sixth place. Lincoln ranked ninth and Buick ended up in 13th position. Audio/communication/entertainment/navigation (ACEN) technologies are where most of the problems are being reported.