11 Most reliable hybrids and electric vehicles
For car buyers wanting to buy an EV or hybrid, knowing if it's reliable or not is very important when buying. It either never breaks down and runs as smooth as silk, or it leaves you in the middle of the desert with electronic issues.
But no need to fear, for every year Whatcar? magazine does a survey to find the most reliable cars and their manufacturers. They asked about 18 000 people to tell them what the most reliable electric and hybrid vehicles are. The results included 159 models from 31 different car brands from across the world.
They surveyed electric and hybrid cars aged one to four years old, with most being Japanese cars. The Nissan Leaf surprisingly sits at the top, with 99.7% with the Tesla S Model sitting at the bottom with 50.9%.
1. Nissan Leaf=99.7%
2. Toyota yaris=98.2%
3. Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV=97.7%
4. Lexus IS=97.6%
5. Toyota Auris Hybrid=96.7%
6. Lexus NX=96.6%
7. Toyota Prius= 94.0%
8. Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV=93.8%
9. BMW I3= 91.0%
10. Renault Zoe=83.0%
11. Tesla Model S= 50.9%