Looking Ahead: The Most and Least Reliable New Cars for Albertans in 2017

The most and least reliable vehicles in 2017

If you’re looking at purchasing a new vehicle in 2017, then this is the article for you! Thanks to Consumer Report’s yearly survey, we have insights as to what new vehicles are the most (and least) reliable. Regardless of what type of vehicle you’re looking for, you don’t want to be spending more time in the repair shop than on the road. The results are based off of a reliability score that is based on 17 common trouble areas and weighted based on severity. Keep your eyes peeled to see if your vehicle made the list!

The Most Reliable Vehicles in 2017

This table outlines 14 different vehicle categories, and the most reliable vehicle in each.

Category Vehicle
Subcompact Car Toyota Prius C
Compact Car Toyota Prius
Midsized Car Kia Optima
Large Car Hyundai Azera
Luxury Compact Car Lexus CT 200h
Luxury Midsized/Large Car Infiniti Q70
Sporty Cars Lexus RC
Minivans Toyota Sienna
Small SUV Toyota RAV4
Midsized SUV Toyota 4Runner
Large SUV Ford Expedition
Luxury Compact SUV Mercedes-Benz GLC
Luxury Midsized/Large SUV Lexus GX
Pick Ups Toyota Tundra

The Least Reliable Vehicles in 2017

This table outlines 14 different vehicle categories, and the least reliable vehicle in each.

Category Vehicle
Subcompact Car Ford Fiesta
Compact Car Ford Focus
Midsized Car Chrysler 200
Large Car Dodge Charger
Luxury Compact Car Acura TLX
Luxury Midsized/Large Car Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Sporty Cars Ford Mustang
Minivans Dodge Grand Caravan
Small SUV Jeep Cherokee
Midsized SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee
Large SUV Chevrolet Suburban & GMC Yukon XL
Luxury Compact SUV Lincoln MKC
Luxury Midsized/Large SUV Cadillac Escalade
Pick Ups Ram 2500

Mo’ Problems, Mo’ Money

Having a reliable vehicle will save you both time and money. If you are looking to purchase a new vehicle, make sure you read up on customer reviews to make sure you are getting the best bang for your buck. After you purchase your vehicle, give the team at ARC Insurance a call to get a competitive rate on auto insurance!

CLICK HERE to start a free, no-obligation online insurance quote. Or, call one of our live agents at 780-809-8486 or toll-free at 1-888-633-9898

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