The 2023 Toyota Highlander.

Consumer Report issued its annual ranking of the most and least reliable car brands. 
Toyota topped the list, while Mercedes-Benz came in last for the first time ever. 
Consumer Reports gathered data on more than 300,000 vehicles. 

With car prices through the roof, it’s more important than ever to buy a dependable car that won’t need expensive repairs.A Toyota dealership in Florida.

Consumer Reports released its annual ranking of the most and least reliable brands to buy a new car from on Tuesday.Hyundai SUVs at a car dealership.

The nonprofit outlet surveyed vehicle owners about issues they’ve experienced with their cars’ engines, transmissions, electronics, and more. It used their answers to predict how new cars from most brands will hold up over time.Pickup trucks at a car dealership in Littleton, Colorado.

Lincoln, Ford’s premium brand, shot up 14 places this year to become the only American brand in the top 10, which was dominated by Asian companies.The 2022 Lincoln Navigator.

Some other big moves: BMW rose 10 places, while Chevrolet dropped the same amount. Tesla, which ranked second to last in 2021, jumped four slots.2022 BMW iX.

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See the full list below.Tesla Model 3.

Consumer Reports excluded a handful of brands including Porsche, Rivian, and Jaguar either due to insufficient information or a lack of models sold in the US. 

24. Mercedes-BenzThe 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

Predicted reliability score: 26

23. JeepThe Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

Predicted reliability score: 30

22. VolkswagenThe Volkswagen Tiguan.

Predicted reliability score: 31

21. GMC2023 GMC Canyon.

Predicted reliability score: 36

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20. ChevroletThe 2022 Chevrolet Equinox.

Predicted reliability score: 40

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19. TeslaThe Tesla Model Y.

Predicted reliability score: 40

18. FordThe 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor.

Predicted reliability score: 41

17. CadillacThe 2023 Cadillac Lyriq.

Predicted reliability score: 42

16. Ram2021 Ram 1500 TRX.

Predicted reliability score: 42

15. NissanThe 2023 Nissan Versa.

Predicted reliability score: 44

14. VolvoThe 2022 Volvo XC90.

Predicted reliability score: 45

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13. HyundaiThe Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Predicted reliability score: 46

12. GenesisGenesis G80.

Predicted reliability score: 52

11. …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

Tesla, Mercedes, and Jeep cars give owners the most problems, Consumer Reports says. These are the most and least reliable brands.

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