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Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars for 2018

Posted Jan 22nd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Consumer Reports' has revealed their list of the 10 Least Reliable Cars for this year. Make sure you check out this list as it may impact your decision when purchasing a new car.


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

When it comes to cars, not all are created equal. Recently we shared Consumer Reports' 10 Most Reliable Cars and now, we are examining the opposite - the least reliable. Often the appeal in purchasing a new car is to be rid of the service expenses that happen with an older vehicle - unfortunately, it appears that some car models will have you going in for service sooner and more often than you would anticipate.

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. We've shared their list of the 10 least reliable cars to help you decide what car you will purchase next. 

The 10 Least Reliable Cars

Chevrolet Camaro#1 | Chevrolet Camaro | Price as tested $47,020

Trouble spots: Transmission (minor), in-car electronics, drive system


Mercedes-Benz GLC#2 | Mercedes-Benz GLC | Price as tested $49,105

Trouble spots: Transmission (minor), in-car electronics, drive system


Jaguar F-Pace#3 | Jaguar F-Pace | Price as tested $53,895

Trouble spots: Drive system, in-car electronics, noises and leaks


GMC Acadia#4 | GMC Acadia | Price as tested $51,585

Trouble spots: In-car electronics, power equipment, drive system


Fiat 500#5 | Fiat 500 | Price as tested $18,600-$26,050

Trouble spots: Brakes, power equipment, in-car electronics


Ford Focus#6 | Ford Focus | Price as tested $20,485-$40,990

Trouble spots: Transmission, drive system


Ford Fiesta#7 | Ford Fiesta | Price as tested $17,795-$24,985

Trouble spots: Transmission, climate system


Volvo XC90#8 | Volvo XC90 | Price as tested $56,805

Trouble spots: In-car electronics, power equipment, electrical system


Cadillac Escalade#9 | Cadillac Escalade | Price as tested $87,360

Trouble spots: Power equipment, transmission (major), climate system


Tesla Model X#10 | Tesla Model X | Price as tested $110,700

Trouble spots: Body hardware, paint and trim, climate system


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