25 most unreliable cars: part 3

While some cars motor along for years without missing a beat, others are afflicted by fault after fault, so here's our round-up of the most problematic 25 cars aged up to five years old...

Range Rover Evoque

5. Range Rover Evoque (2011-2019)

Reliability rating: 78.4%

Owners of the previous Range Rover Evoque 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.

2020 Range Rover Velar D180 front

Reliability rating: 77.9%

A whopping 48% of Range Rover Velar owners told us their car had suffered a fault, with 33% suffering non-engine electrical issues. Other issues were with 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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= 2. Jeep Renegade (2015 on)

Jeep Renegade

Reliability rating: 77.1%

The Jeep Renegade has been plagued by electrical faults – half of owners reported at least one issue – with some owners telling us their DAB radios and dashboard displays stopped working properly. 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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= 2. Nissan X-Trail (2014 on)

Nissan X-Trail

Reliability rating: 77.1%

Don't be fooled by the Nissan X-Trail’s looks; it isn’t that tough. In fact, 39% of cars had a problem and it had faults in 11 of our 14 categories. Around half 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.

Read our full Nissan X-Trail review >>

1. Range Rover (2013 on)

Range Rover

Reliability rating: ​​​​​​​69.3%

The Range Rover's most common problem was with 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.

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