Least reliable older luxury SUVs

If you want a luxury SUV, you'll save money with a used model, but it'll be costly if it's prone to faults. So, here we reveal the most and least dependable older models...

8: Land Rover Discovery (2004 – 2017)

The three least reliable older luxury SUVs

3. Land Rover Discovery (2004-2017)

What Car? Reliability Rating 45.7%

The Discovery’s score is dragged down by the fact that 52% of the cars we were told about had gone wrong, as well as that a third of owners faced bills exceeding £1000.

The main fault area was the suspension (27%), followed by the battery and engine (12% each). More than three-quarters of the affected cars could still be driven and were fixed in less than a week.

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2. BMW X5 (2007-2013)

BMW X5 (07 - 13)

What Car? Reliability Rating 42.6%%

A shocking 53% of second-generation X5s went wrong, and the brakes, engine and suspension were the biggest concerns. Most repair bills were costly (between £301 and £500) and 9% of owners paid out more than £1500. On the plus side, three-quarters of cars could still be driven and the majority were repaired in less than a week. 

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1. Porsche Macan (2014-present)

Porsche Macan front

What Car? Reliability Rating 40.4%%

The Macan’s fault rate (36%) isn’t among the highest, but its reliability rating is so low because 31% of repair bills exceeded £1500 and around 50% of owners had to pay £201 to £750. The only positive note is that four out of five cars were fixed in less than a week, with only 15% needing longer to put right. 

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