There is a growing demand of SUV’s in the global car market and major carmakers are frequently coming out with newer as well as upgraded models. With the availability of so many SUV models, it is natural for customers to become confused while making the right buying decision. The confusion increases while buying luxury SUV’s as almost all models appear to have same features as well as performance parameters.
Consumer Reports and J. D. Powers, the market research firms have gathered relevant data with regard to SUV durability and the customer feedback has helped the firms to shortlist 10 luxury SUV’s that have proved to be most reliable in the market. The following list highlights these SUV’s and they have been ranked from top to bottom:
The Acura RDX is the best-selling SUV and it strikes a fine balance between luxury and sportiness. Consumer Reports has rated it above average for its reliability and it has managed to get an average rating in JD Power’s 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study.
The Audi Q3 is a spacious crossover SUV that provides spacious headroom, more ground clearance, and additional cargo space. Reports have rated it above average for its reliability and gets top marks in that regard from JD Power has given it a top position for being a dependable SUV.
The Audi Q5 is a sophisticated SUV that has won an above average rating from Consumer Reports for its durability. Additionally, the SUV has earned an average rating from JD Power for its powertrain durability.
The BMW X1 might be a small SUV but it one of the most sporty and practical SUVs. Both JD Power and Consumer Reports have rated it above average for its dependability.
The BMW X3 crossover SUV has received an above-average score for its reliability and an average score from JD Power for its powertrain durability.
The BMW X5 is a sporty mid-sized SUV that has received an above-average reliability score from Consumer Reports, and an above-average rating for engine durability from JD Power.
Buick Encore is the most sophisticated small SUV that delivers value for money. Consumer Reports has given it the highest rating for being the most reliable luxury SUV.
The Lexus NX is a flamboyant crossover that has got above-average reliability ranking for from Consumer Reports. Moreover, it has earned the highest-ranking from JD Power for its dependability.
The Lexus RX is a midsize luxury crossover that has been extremely popular. The SUV has won an above-average reliability rating from Consumer Reports and it has got an average reliability rating from JD Power.
The Porsche Macan has received above-average reliability scores from both JD Power and Consumer Reports.
It must be noted that the market research hasn’t considered newer models or the recently launched SUV models. Can you list any new luxury SUV models that are reliable enough to be considered in the list? Please share your information in the comment box below.