We interrupt this blog about Boston real estate to bring you this special President’s Day car-related post: The list of the least dependable cars in the U.S.

Without giving the President’s Day list away, it should come as no surprise that there are some American cars toward the bottom (or top, depending on how you decide to view it) of the non-dependable list.

But what’s surprising is how many Japanese and German cars make the least-dependable list.

Yes, there’s bad news for those of us hoping for a turnaround in the U.S. car industry.

But the fact that the list isn’t dominated by U.S. car manufacturers is in itself encouraging. Consumer Reports has consistently been noting that the overall quality  of the Big Three Automakers’ products has steadily risen over the past decade. The list tends to confirm the trend.

File under: Glass half full. Or American gas tank half full.

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John Ford
John Ford

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.


For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.


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