15 Most Reliable Car Brands In 2021

A study conducted by iSeeCars.com examined 15.8 million cars sold last year to determine the most reliable car brands right now.

The metric for reliability, in this case, being the percentage of models proven – as well as being likely – to reach the 200,000 miles threshold (or 321,868.8 kilometres).

As noted by Business Insider, mileage isn’t the sole metric for reliability. Although it is the most uniform and easily collated, with an abundance of data on hand to compare. Hence why it has been nominated as the metric of choice for this comparative study.



Here are the fifteen most reliable car brands in 2021 (according to iSeeCars.com).

15. Volkswagen

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.3%

14. Hyundai

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.3%

13. Lexus

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.3%

12. BMW

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.3%

11. Mercedes-Benz

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.3%

10. Nissan

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.4%



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9. Dodge

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.5%

8. Jeep

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.6%

7. Subaru

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.6%

6. Lincoln

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 0.7%

5. Ford

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 1.1%

4. Chevrolet

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 1.4%

3. GMC

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 1.4%



2. Honda

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 1.6%

1. Toyota

% of cars that survive 200,000+ miles: 1.8%

Following up the ranks at the #16 position was Kia (0.2%), Audi at #17 (0.1%), and Porsche at #18 (0.1%).

To read the report in full detail – which includes other rankings such as the longest-lasting sports cars, passenger cars, SUVs, and so forth – visit iseecars.com.