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Least reliable luxury SUVs

Luxury SUVs are packed with technology, which is great – unless this goes wrong, at which point it can make them very expensive to fix. So, here we reveal the most and least dependable models...

Most and least reliable luxury SUVs - Range Rover Sport

The three least reliable luxury SUVs

3. Range Rover Sport (2014-present) 

Range Rover Sport front three quarters

What Car? Reliability Rating 83.5%

Range Rover owners told us that 39% of cars had suffered a fault, the most common being with non-engine electrical systems, followed by sat-nav/infotainment and engine issues. However, 87% of these cars were fixed under warranty, while 3% of owners had to pay between £1001 and £1500. Nearly 20% of cars were driveable and fixed in less than a day, while 3% were off the road for more than a week, and deemed non-driveable.

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2. Range Rover (2013-present)

2020 Range Rover P400 driving shot

What Car? Reliability Rating 81.5% 

According to our survey, 31% of Range Rovers had suffered a fault in the past year, with the most common issues to do with the engine, interior trim and bodywork. Fortunately, 100% of the cost of repairs was covered by Land Rover, so there were no nasty bills for owners. However, more than a quarter of cars couldn’t be driven, and 30% were off the road for more than a week.

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1. Land Rover Discovery (2017-present)

Land Rover Discovery driving

What Car? Reliability Rating 72.1%

Discovery owners told us that 38% of their cars were plagued by faults. The most prevalent concerns were with the bodywork, followed by non-engine electrical glitches as well as problems with the battery. The only good news is that 73% of faulty vehicles were fixed under warranty, and only 6% of owners had to contribute between £1001 and £1500 towards bills. However, 36% of cars were non-driveable and more than 40% were off the road for more than a week.

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