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The Most Reliable Cars of 2021

on June 18, 2021
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The Most Reliable Cars of 2021

on June 18, 2021

If you are hunting for a new vehicle in 2021, that can be a daunting task.  There are so many different types and different brands of vehicles available on the market.  You without a doubt want to find a vehicle that fits your budget, style, and a vehicle that is highly reliable.  While at the same time, avoiding the least reliable cars of 2021.

The most reliable cars on the market range from economical to luxury.  They can also range from sedans to SUVs, to Trucks.  There is a reliable vehicle for every single budget and lifestyle choice, so let’s jump into the best reliable cars and most reliable car brands in 2021.  

Most Reliable SUV’s

When it comes to SUV’s there are a lot of different types of SUVs on the market from Compact SUVs, to Midsize, to Full-Size SUVs.  There are also economical options and luxury options for each type of vehicle.  

The 2021 Honda CR-V

The most reliable compact SUV of 2021 is the Honda CR-V.  These vehicles always scream dependability which is why they are such popular vehicles.  Almost everyone in the world knows someone who drives a CR-V due to its safety features and easy-to-drive style.  This SUV is also decently affordable for the average consumer costing about $30,000 with a fuel economy of about 29-38 mpg.  

The 2021 Subaru Outback

The Subaru Outback is without a doubt the most reliable mid-size SUV on the market.  It is taking America by storm due to its plushy and comfortable interior and advanced technology features. The vehicle also has incredible safety features.  This SUV cost’s roughly $35,000 with a fuel economy of 26-29 mpg.  

The 2021 Ford Expedition

This vehicle is the most reliable full-size SUV, and is very justified because this vehicle is a tank!  This vehicle sports the powerful twin-turbo EcoBoost V-6 engine which allows for comfortable travel to any destination.  The vehicle is available in 2 different models, allowing one model to be normal-sized and another to have extended-length.  This vehicle costs roughly $65,000 and has a fuel economy of 18-19 mpg. 

Reliable Luxury SUV Options

If you are looking for a more luxurious vehicle, our recommendation would be the Volvo XC60 for a reliable compact SUV, the Land Rover Defender for a midsize option, and finally the Lincoln Navigator for the most reliable and luxurious full-size SUV option. All of these vehicles range in the $75,000-$100,000 price range.  

Most Reliable Cars

The 2021 Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is always crowned as the most reliable vehicle on the market. The vehicle is extremely comfortable to drive, had a comfy interior, and features all the technology you’d need inside a standard vehicle. It’s the perfect vehicle for commuters who travel far each day for work.  Costing around $28,000 and has excellent gas mileage.  We can understand why the Toyota Prius is without a doubt one of the best choices for reliability options.  

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra

This vehicle is not only reliable but extremely economical.  It is the perfect compact car for someone on a budget because this vehicle only costs roughly $20,000.  This vehicle is to combat the other economical options of the Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla. The vehicle still sports great technology including a touchscreen and Apple CarPlay.  The vehicle also has wireless phone charging in an upgraded model. Making this one of the best reliable cars on the market.  

The 2021 Honda Civic Si

This vehicle is not only reliable but has excellent performance. This is for the person who wants to have a practical but fun driving experience. This Civic is now hitting its 10th generation, so you can believe that this vehicle is reliable. The heavy performance comes from the turbocharged engine and has awesome styling options to give a sportier look.  This vehicle costs roughly $26,000. 

The 2021 Ford Fusion

Finally, when it comes to ford fusion, this is the perfect reliable family sedan that is also stylish.  This vehicle is slowly becoming unpopular due to Ford not doing many new changes to the vehicle.  Nevertheless, this vehicle has a great reliability and usability record.  The vehicle has a great style to it and has some advanced technology features not seen in other affordable vehicles.   This vehicle will cost you about $24,000.  

Most Reliable Luxury Car Options

When it comes to luxury and reliability options, one of the best vehicles is the Lexus GS, which gives the perfect balance of comfort and style at a cost of roughly $52,000.  Other great options include the BMW 5 Series costing about $54,000, and the Porsche 911 which costs $110,000.  

Reliability and Affordability

If you are looking for a reliable vehicle, but don’t want to take the hit on the price.  Try searching for a slightly older model that has been used by a previous owner.  The most reliable used cars, are more than likely the same vehicles in this list but maybe just a year or two older.  

If you do plan to buy a new or used vehicle, make sure it is protected from unexpected mechanical breakdowns by having a DriveSmart Auto Warranty in your glovebox. This will help give you peace of mind from the financial headache of auto repairs.  

Written by: Stephen Lubas

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