10 Most reliable cars is a bunch of Toyotas One Mazda and one Kia. Notable entrants are Miata (It’s always the answer after all), Lexus GX, Honda Fit



10 least reliable cars- Odyssey, Atlas, Enclave, Silverado 2500, Kia Cadenza (they still sell these?), Traverse, Clarity, ATS (RIP soon), Model X, Ram 3500


12 models lost the CR “Recommended” Title-



and on the flip side...Newly Recommended Models With Improved Reliability-

Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Suburban, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Infiniti QX60, Lincoln Continental, Mazda CX-9, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mini Cooper, Mini Cooper Countryman, Nissan Armada, Nissan Maxima, Subaru Impreza, Volkswagen Golf, and Volkswagen Tiguan.


Most and least reliable brands-

Domestic auto makers such as Tesla Inc. TSLA, and General Motors Co.GM, fell to the bottom half of a reliability ranking by Consumer Reports, with the Silicon Valley car maker down six spots and ranking third worst, the magazine said Wednesday. The Model S, Tesla’s luxury sedan, dropped to “below average” in this year’s ranking, and its overall score is “no longer high enough to be ‘Recommended’ by CR,” the magazine said. Model S owners reported problems related to the car’s suspension and the extending door handle, among others. Tesla’s Model X SUV remained “Much-Worse-Than-Average” for reliability, with ongoing problems including the falcon-wing doors and center display screen, Consumer Reports said. The Model 3 sedan has an “Average” predicted reliability based on owner feedback, it said. Car brands based in Asia, including Toyota Motor Co.’ Lexus and Toyota cars, topped the ranking. European brands Audi, BMW, and Mini rounded the top 10.



Volvo finished last overall-  members told CR that the XC60 SUV suffered from display screen freezes; problems with the climate system and interior cabin rattles. Complaints were still numerous on the XC90 SUV’s infotainment system, mainly screen freezes and blank display. The S90 sedan shared those problems in addition to complaints about engine knocking or pinging


Sad to see Volvo dead last. I am really liking their new products, hopefully they improve this year onward because I really want to own the new V60 someday in the future.

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