Counting Lemons

Under most states' auto lemon laws, dealers or car makers must replace 
      defective autos that aren't successfully repaired after three attempts or that 
      idle in the shop for 30 days. Florida is the only state that tallies such 
      transactions. Here's its 1991 Lemon Index, weighing car makers' lemons against 
      statewide market share:
      Auto maker                    Lemon Index (1.0 = average)
      BEST
      Honda                         0.00
      Ford                          0.29
      GM                            0.50
      Toyota                        0.70
      Mazda                         0.95
      
      BAD
      Volvo                         3.32
      Mercedes                      3.63
      VW                            5.41
      Hyundai                       7.34
      BMW                           9.32
      DATA: FLORIDA LEMON LAW ARBITRATION PROGRAM
      
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