10 most unreliable SUVs
There are plenty of SUVs to choose from, but they're not all as dependable as their rugged looks would imply. Here, we reveal the 10 least reliable, according to owners...
7. Renault Kadjar (2015-present)
Reliability rating: 81.3%
Renault Kadjars had a lot of electrical gremlins; 34% went wrong, and 11% of those related to non-engine electrics. Three-quarters were off the road for more than a week, and while 75% of work was done for free, some owners had to pay from £51 to more than £1500.
6. Ford Edge (2016-2019)
Reliability rating: 80.7%
Ford Edge owners spend a lot of time in garages; 45% of their cars suffered a fault and around half were laid up for more than a week. Air-con and non-engine electrics caused the most trouble (15%), among a range of issues. Thankfully, all repairs were done for free.
5. Range Rover Evoque (2011-2019)
Reliability rating: 78.4%
The previous-generation Range Rover Evoque is the least reliable family SUV. Owners told us their cars had trouble in 13 of our 14 categories; only the steering was unaffected. Nearly half of cars were off the road for more than a week and 10% were undriveable. Most work was carried out for free, but some cost from £101 to more than £1500.
4. Range Rover Velar (2017-present)
Reliability rating: 77.9%
A shocking 48% of Range Rover Velar owners told us their car had suffered a fault, with 33% of cars suffering non-engine electrical issues. Other problems affected the bodywork, interior trim and sat-nav. Every car was fixed for free, but half were in the garage for more than a week.
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