Consumer Reports Survey Shakes Up Rankings

SubaruBRZ

The annual car reliability survey conducted by Consumer Reports is one of the most watched in the nation. This year, the approximately 1 million participants had a lot to say, and it shook up the established order of a few brands. This reshuffle for some was based on the strength — or weakness — of just one model.

Subaru fell five spots from fifth to 10th place due to one model — the BRZ — performing so poorly. You can read about issues we’ve had with our long-term BRZ here.

Our friends at USA Today have the full story about the Consumer Reports survey here.

By David Thomas | October 28, 2013 | Comments (2)

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Mike S (CTMechE)

You can also read the article form Consumer Reports itself:

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2013/10/2013-consumer-reports-reliability-survey/index.htm

The important thing to remember is that you can't generalize brands anymore - every brand has hits and misses with reliability depending on the model and even model year.

Tony

Mike S (CTMechE),

I've been saying this for 20 years. This is not news to me. But for some people, apparently, it is.

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