Japanese automakers claimed the top five spots in Consumer Reports' annual Automaker Report Card, with Subaru and Mazda ranked first and second, scoring 75 and 74, respectively, on a 100-point scale. Ford dropped from fifth place last year to tenth this year, with a score of 60. General Motors placed twelfth (score: 56), and Chrysler came in dead last (score: 51) among the 13 automakers surveyed.

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