Best and worst large SUVs for reliability
Large and luxury SUVs are bought by families, so reliability is a vital consideration. We reveal the most – and least – dependable models...
Nearly 23% of Touareg owners reported at least one issue with their car. Many issues were minor and affected the bodywork or interior trim, although a small percentage of cars had problems with their gearbox and/or clutch. More than half of cars could still be driven and all were fixed under warranty.
3. Audi Q5
Although 24% of Audi Q5s had a problem, none was forced off the road, all were fixed for free and half were back in service in less than a day. Problem areas were split evenly between bodywork, fuel system, interior trim and non-engine electrics (all 6%).
2. BMW X5
Only 10% of diesel BMW X5s developed a problem, with these split evenly between the engine, fuel system and wheels/tyres (all 3%). All cars remained driveable and were fixed for free in less than a week.
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