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...

Nissan X-Trail 2019 front tracking

=2. Nissan X-Trail (2014-present)

Reliability rating: 77.1%

Don't be fooled by the Nissan X-Trail’s looks; it isn’t that tough. In fact, it was the least dependable large SUV and had faults in 11 of our 14 categories. Around half of cars were repaired the same day, but the others were off the road for more than a week. While many were fixed for free, some owners had to pay up to £1500.

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=2. Jeep Renegade (2015-present)

Jeep Renegade 2018 front right close tracking

Reliability rating: 77.1%

The Jeep Renegade is the least reliable small SUV. Owners old us their cars had been plagued by electrical faults, with some saying their DAB radios and dashboard displays had stopped working. Most cars could still be driven and were fixed the same day, but a third of owners had to pay between £51 and £1500.

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1. Range Rover (2013-present)

Range Rover

Reliability rating: 69.3%

It may be hugely desirable, but the Range Rover is the least dependable SUV here. Its most common complaint area is the battery, but some major components went wrong, too, including the gearbox and suspension, at some price. Half of the repairs were free, but a third cost at least £1000. A third of cars were static for more than a week.