The experts ranked the reliable crossovers and SUVs

The experts ranked the reliable crossovers and SUVs


For many motorists not secret that the modern market is virtually flooded with SUVs of different models. This is not surprising since people are interested in comfortable cars that they can use every day without fear of unexpected conditions and terrain. However, not all cars in this segment are reliable, so many question – what the SUV is worth paying attention to.

In the publication “J. D. Power” has made a rating of SUVs, including crossovers, SUVs and pickups last year, reports the Accents.

The emphasis of this rating is made for SUVs, because it is the most popular segment in the world at this moment. So he can not answer which car is the most reliable in the world rankings, but to find a model within the SUV segment will become a lot easier.


This rating is based on survey responses approximately 36 000 Americans who drive vehicles 2017 model year. The main objective of the surveys was to determine the number of failures and “glitches” such vehicles. The evaluation criterion was the ratio of faults in the same model for 100 cars.

In survey after survey the experts have received these results:

Among small crossovers the most reliable called: Opel Mokka (in the USA Buick Encore), KIA Niro and VW Tiguan.

In the niche of premium small crossovers first place was won: Mercedes GLA, Audi Q3 and BMW X1.

Best compact crossover called the Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain and Toyota RAV4.

Among premium compact crossovers, the experts identified the following models: Porsche Macan, Lexus NX and BMW X3.

In the category of most reliable mid-size SUV were: Toyota 4Runner, KIA Sorrento and Buissk Enclave.

In the niche mid-size premium SUV’s reliability ranked: Lexus GX460, –°adillac XT5 and Lexus RX350.


Among full-size SUVs the first places in the rating are occupied: the Chevrolet Tahoe, Nissan Armada and the Chevrolet Suburban.

The best pickups of the middle class in terms of reliability recognized: Nissan Navara, Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tasoma.

Among full-size light pickups, the most reliable were: Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra and Ram 1500.

In the niche of full-size heavy-duty pickups, the experts identified the following models: Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD, and Ram 2500/3500.

Do you agree with the rating of J. D. Power ?

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