Top 10 Least Reliable Cars, Trucks and SUVs of 2021


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8. Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler
Source: CarWale

In 2020, the Jeep Wrangler was the lowest-rated car by consumer reports. Reviews say the handling and ride are much more suited for the trail, not the highway. It doesn’t have the reflexes a modern SUV should. Its box-like shape catches wind, making for a noisy ride regardless of the roof type.

The Wrangler’s body is unreliable, which is one aspect of any vehicle you never want to worry about. Body problems can lead to expensive repairs and days without your car while it spends time in the body repair shop.

We can’t forget to highlight the awkwardness of getting in and out of the Jeep Wrangler, which hasn’t seemed to change over the years and after many complaints. The handling of this vehicle lacks precision. The ride is stiff and jiggly and often results in the scary “Death Wobble” if turns are taken too aggressively.

7. Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S
Source: Car and Driver

The Tesla Model S has lost Consumer Reports recommendation for multiple reasons. First of all, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted an investigation revealing over 158,000 Model S’ and Model X’s could suffer from screen issues.

Screens will suddenly go blank, or loss of the backup camera may occur. Air suspension problems are also recurring. The huge center touch screen interfaces with most functions but proves to be distracting. Other drawbacks include restricted visibility and range limitations in cold weather.

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