For more information on the latest Consumer Reports Reliability Study visit AutoGuide.comWhile Japanese brands continue to sit in the top three spots on this year’s Consumer Reports reliability study, companies from Germany, America and Sweden are creeping up the list.
Lexus, Toyota and Acura still come in as the top three in that respective order, though this year GMC and Volvo cracked the top 10 in ninth and seventh respectively. Audi also climbed the ranks this year to secure an almost-glamorous fourth place position. The top 10 brands are finished by Mazda in fifth, Infiniti in sixth, Honda in eighth and Subaru in tenth. Last year’s top brand, Scion, dropped 10 spots and now sits in 11th thanks to issues with its new sports car, the FR-S.
To come up with the results of this study, about 1.1 million Consumer Reports subscribers are asked a variety of question pertaining to their new car purchase, including questions about the infotainment system and interior electronics, one area in particular that many vehicles were rated poorly.
While GM fared well, Ford did not...