Consumer Reports releases survey of the most and least reliable car brands.
Consumer Reports just put out the results of their annual survey about the most reliable car brands. And there aren’t too many surprises.
—MOST RELIABLE. Porsche, Honda, Toyota, and Volvo all scored the highest in reliability. Other brands that did well were Acura, Hyundai, Infiniti and Scion. Ford was the most reliable of the American car brands.
—LEAST RELIABLE. Chrysler did the worst in the study . . . the Dodge Ram 1500 was their ONLY vehicle ranked as reliable. Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Land Rover also came in near the bottom of the list.
—MOST IMPROVED. GM is usually near the basement in these lists, but they worked their way up. They’re still not at the top of the pack, but they did better than ever before . . . 69% of their models were ranked as average or above average.
—MOST RELIABLE OVERALL VEHICLE. The Porsche Boxster was named the most reliable car in the country.
—LEAST RELIABLE OVERALL VEHICLE. The least reliable vehicle was a tie between the Audi A6 and the Jaguar XF.