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Which Are The Most And Least Reliable Cars On The Market?

Which Are The Most And Least Reliable Cars On The Market
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Shopping for a new car? No doubt you’re looking for something reliable that will last awhile and provide minimal issues.

Well, you’re in luck.

Consumer Reports recently released its annual lists of the top 10 most and least reliable cars on the market, providing shoppers a quick guide to which vehicles will offer them the most bang for their buck.

“Purchasing a car is a long-term investment, with the expectation that the car will provide dependable transportation for the long haul. But as Consumer Reports’ latest auto surveys show, not all cars can fulfill that promise,” according to the publication.

Researchers analyzed 17 factors of reliability, from transmission and engine issues to squeaky brakes and faulty upholstery, weighing each score based on the severity of the issue and creating a cumulative Predicted Reliability Score from 1 - 100.

MOST RELIABLE

Here’s a look at the top 10 most reliable cars on the market, according to Consumer Reports.

1) Toyota Prius — Reliability Score: 93 — 2021 Starting Price: $24,525

2) Lexus NX — Reliability Score: 91 — 2021 Starting Price: $37,510

3) Buick Encore — Reliability Score: 91 — 2021 Starting Price: $23,200

4) Lexus GX — Reliability Score: 90 — 2021 Starting Price: $53,100

5) Honda HR-V — Reliability Score: 90 — 2021 Starting Price: $21,020

6) Toyota Prius Prime — Reliability Score: 88 — 2021 Starting Price: $28,220

7) Hyundai Kona — Reliability Score: 87 — 2021 Starting Price: $20,400

8) Audi A5 — Reliability Score: 86 — 2021 Starting Price: $41,800

9) Audi A4 — Reliability Score: 86 — 2021 Starting Price: $39,100

10) Mazda CX-5 — Reliability Score: 85 — 2021 Starting Price: $25,270

LEAST RELIABLE

Here’s a look at the top 10 least reliable cars on the market, according to Consumer Reports.

1) Chevrolet Silverado — Reliability Score: 13 — 2021 Starting Price: $28,600

2) Subaru Ascent — Reliability Score: 18 — 2021 Starting Price: $32,295

3) Volkswagen Atlas — Reliability Score: 19 — 2021 Starting Price: $31,545

4) Jeep Compass — Reliability Score: 21 — 2021 Starting Price: $23,915

5) Volvo XC90 — Reliability Score: 26 — 2021 Starting Price: $49,000

6) Chevrolet Colorado — Reliability Score: 26 — 2021 Starting Price: $25,200

7) Tesla Model S — Reliability Score: 26 — 2021 Starting Price: $69,420

8) Jeep Wrangler — Reliability Score: 27 — 2021 Starting Price: $28,315

9) Ford EcoSport — Reliability Score: 28 — 2021 Starting Price: $19,995

10) Volvo XC60 — Reliability Score: 28 — 2021 Starting Price: $41,700

Source: Erik Bascome/silive.com

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 , Total Page Views: 430

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