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Newsroom Lear Sweeps the Top J.D. Power Seating Awards Luxury Market

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 26, 2018 -- Lear Corporation (NYSE :LEA ), a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, is proud to announce that it has received three awards from J.D. Power's Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study in recognition of producing the highest quality seats within the luxury car and SUV markets for 2018.

Lear has a long history in luxury and performance seating. Lear's Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Porsche 911 seats tied for first place within the luxury cars segment and were recognized for their superior excellence. Additionally, Lear's Audi A6 seat was next in line for the luxury car segment, producing a clean sweep for Lear within this category. Lear's BMW X6 seats were distinguished as the highest quality seats within the luxury SUV market.

"Lear consistently receives high customer satisfaction ratings by J.D. Power and this year is no exception," said Frank Orsini, Executive Vice President and President, Seating. "The distinctions we have received for this study confirm our unique position as a leading luxury and premium automotive seat supplier."

The 2018 J.D. Power Awards rankings were based on the J.D. Power 2018 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study™, which took responses from more than 75,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2018 model-year cars and light trucks registered in November to December 2017 and January to February 2018. The study was fielded from February through May 2018.

For more information about the J.D. Power Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study, visit

About Lear Corporation

Lear Corporation was founded in Detroit in 1917 as American Metal Products. Today, Lear is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive seating systems and electrical systems (E-Systems). Lear serves every major automaker in the world, and Lear content can be found on more than 400 vehicle nameplates. Lear's world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of approximately 165,000 employees located in 39 countries. Lear currently ranks #148 on the Fortune 500. Lear's headquarters are in Southfield, Michigan. Further information about Lear is available at or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation. Lear is where passion drives possibilities.

Posted on 9/26/2018

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