Consumer Reports just released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey, which predicts the dependability of every new vehicle on sale today.
There were plenty of eyebrow-raising tidbits like the fact that the Chrysler
Pacifica minivan is projected to have average reliability, an unheard-of rating for the brand, especially with a first-year product. Additionally, Kia’s Niro hybrid
crossover is supposedly the most dependable vehicle available today, a major win for this South Korean automaker.Consumer Reports
’ Annual Auto Reliability Survey is based on responses from their subscribers who have purchased or leased more than 640,000 new vehicles since the year 2000. This gives the influential watchdog organization a huge amount of data to base its predictions on, which apply to more than 300 different vehicle nameplates.
But which automakers build the most reliable vehicles?