Best and worst small SUVs for reliability
Small SUVs are the cars everyone wants to be seen in. Find out which are the most - and least - reliable models in our round-up...
Not a single Suzuki SX4 S-Cross caused its owner any trouble, making this not only one of our favourite budget small SUVs but also the class’s most reliable model. Indeed, many owners told us the thing they like best about their SX4 S-Cross is its durability.
See our full Suzuki SX4 S-Cross review
The worst small SUVs for reliability
3. Honda HR-V
Brakes were the most common fault on the Honda HR-V, at 10%. Others included the bodywork, exhaust, sat-nav and wheels and tyres (all 7%). Three-quarters of the cars remained driveable and all were fixed under warranty.
See our full Honda HR-V review
The Citroën C4 Cactus may look hardy, but 19% of these small SUVs developed a fault. The main trouble area was engine electrics (14%), followed by the brakes, engine and wheels and tyres. Most cars were rendered undriveable and some cost up to £750 to repair.
See our full Citroën C4 Cactus review
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