Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Most reliable cars
Best and worst predicted reliability, according to Consumer Reports survey research.
Back to story
Most Reliable Small Car
Most Reliable Small Car
Most reliable (Best score first)
Honda Fit (pictured)*
Toyota Yaris*
Honda Civic Hybrid*
Toyota Corolla
Least reliable (Worst score first)
Chevrolet Cobalt
2006 Nissan Sentra
Volkswagen Jetta (5 cyl.)
Chevrolet Aveo

2007 models unless otherwise noted.
*Predicted reliability based on only one model year.
xxx Certified programs offer warranted, inspected used cars. Volkswagen's program called best. (more)
It's the oldest trick in the used car book, and it still happens all the time. (more)