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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