The 25 most reliable SUVs

There are plenty of SUVs to choose from, but they're not all as dependable as their rugged looks imply. So, here we reveal the top 25 performers in our most recent Reliability Survey...

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While the farthest most SUVs ever venture off road is the pavement outside the school gates, they can still have a pretty hard life, so you need confidence they won't let you down.

That’s where the annual What Car? Reliability Survey, conducted in association with MotorEasy, comes in. We asked more than 16,000 readers if their cars had suffered any faults over the past year, how long those issues kept their cars off the road, and how much they were charged for repairs. 

We compared SUVs in four different classes: small SUVsfamily SUVslarge SUVs and luxury SUVs. Here, then, we reveal the most dependable models, based on data for cars aged up to five years old.

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