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Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable Cars for 2018

Posted Jan 8th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Thinking about purchasing a new car this year? If so, we recommend you check out Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable cars for 2018.

Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable Cars, Youngs Insurance, Ontario

Dependable transportation is an investment.

Typically when we purchase a new car we hope it's dependable and lasts long-term, thus us understanding it's an investment. The challenge is, not all cars are created equal, Consumer Reports’ list of the 10 most reliable cars for 2018 demonstrates why.

Consumer Reports' Annual Auto Survey

Each year Consumer Reports’ does their Annual Auto Survey where they assess consumer feedback, evaluate trends and source concrete facts. They elaborate, explaining;

We predict that these cars will give owners fewer problems than their competitors, based on data collected on 640,000 vehicles. Our survey takes a deep dive into the numerous things that can go wrong with a vehicle. We study 17 trouble areas, from nuisances—such as squeaky brakes and broken interior trim—to major bummers, like out-of-warranty transmission repairs or trouble with four-wheel-drive systems. We weight the severity of each type of problem to create a Predicted Reliability Score for each vehicle. That score is then combined with data collected from our track testing, as well as our owner-satisfaction survey results and safety data, to calculate each test vehicle's Overall Score.

The 10 Most Reliable Cars

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