Best and worst electric cars for reliability

Electric cars may offer cheap running costs, but they are expensive to buy and tend to have a much lower range than cars with conventional engines. So they need to be reliable to keep buyers happ...

1. Best and worst electric cars for reliability
Best and worst electric cars for reliability
Tesla Model S
Renault Zoe
BMW i3
Nissan Leaf
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Electric cars are still a relatively new concept for the public, so they need to be dependable to attract buyers and keep them happy. If you want to buy the the most reliable electric vehicle, check out the results of our 2017 Reliability Survey.

We asked more than 14,200 people to tell us about any faults their cars had suffered during the past 12 months, how long the problem kept the car off the road and how much they'd had to pay to get it fixed.

Those that had the least problems and were cheapest to fix gained the top ratings in the study, while those that languished in workshops for days on end and racked up expensive repair bills were given the lowest scores.

Here's our round-up of the best and worst electric cars for reliability.

Read the full Reliability Survey results

Tell us how reliable your car is and you could win £250

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