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The 5 most reliable car brands
Rather than putting a strain on your budget, and your nerves, with a car that often breaks down, why not choose a vehicle that is dependable?
The following vehicle makes have been identified as tops in reliability, based on repair data collected from Oct. 1 2015, through Sept. 30, 2016, for 1996 through 2016 model-year cars and trucks. More than 4 million vehicles were analyzed to come up with the makes that have the lowest percentage of failures related to check-engine-light warnings.
Here, starting with the best, are the most reliable vehicle makes and their average repair cost.
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2016 ranking: No. 1.
Average repair cost (parts and labor): $489.23.
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2016 ranking: No. 2.
Average repair cost (parts and labor): $545.11.
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2016 ranking: No. 3.
Average repair cost (parts and labor): $538.79.
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2016 ranking: No. 4.
Average repair cost (part and labor): $493.51.
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