Least reliable brands for older cars
Most older cars won't have a manufacturer warranty to help out if they go wrong, so you'll need to pick a dependable brand. We reveal the most and least reliable...
What Car? Reliability rating 70.4%
The Qashqai is the main reason Nissan sits second from bottom in the brand table. The 2007-2013 Qashqai scored a lowly 45.6% reliability rating, and the newer Qashqai (2014-2020) scored only marginally better on 46.3%, with 38% of owners reporting an issue with their car.
1. Land Rover
What Car? Reliability rating 66.3%
Land Rover takes the wooden spoon as the least reliable brand for older cars. The Discovery Sport (2014-present) is the least dependable large SUV, with a score of 51.4%, after 43% of owners reported at least one fault on their car. The Discovery (2004-2017) is the third worst luxury SUV, with a rating of 45.7% and a fault rate of 52%.
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