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British brand Jaguar Land Rover scores very poorly when it comes to the reliability of its models. In a survey by Britain’s WhatCar of the least reliable SUV, no fewer than seven models ended up in the top ten.

WhatCar is one of Britain’s largest consumer organisations, but it is not chauvinistic. Seven Jaguar Land Rover models are included in the Top 25 Least Reliable SUV Ranking. The British brand, which is officially owned by India’s Tata Motors, has also recorded tremendous results this year JD Power Research For the reliability of three-year-old cars. Land Rover was also at the bottom of the rankings this year. Jaguar finished just a few points higher.

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Thierry Bollory, the new director of Jaguar Land Rover, is not burying his head in the sand. He said last year: “Jaguar and Land Rover models are bad and need to improve. The missed opportunities are really massive.” According to Bolloré, Jaguar Land Rover’s notoriety costs the company more than 100,000 sales each year, and warranty claims and discounts on new cars to sell are costing the company a lot of money.

The Japanese car turned out to be the most unreliable SUV

Remarkably, the Japanese car is in the first place, while these cars continue to excel in reliability. With this model, the high repair costs were especially striking in the negative sense, as well as the fact that a quarter of unfortunate owners had to do without a car for more than a week. In the achieve reliability WhatCar asked 16,000 drivers if their vehicle had any problems in the past 12 months, what those problems were and how long the car had to be in the garage.

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These are the ten least reliable SUVs

Range Rover Sport Diesel. © WhatCar

10. Range Rover Sport Diesel (2013 – present), reliability score of 83.5 percent
Thirty-nine percent of the Range Rover Sport Diesel has a breakdown. Problems have been reported mainly with the engine and non-motor related electronics. A number of navigation systems have also abandoned the stealth. Service wasn’t great either: repairs took more than a week in 40 percent of cases, and only 87 percent of cars were repaired free of charge. Three percent of the owners received bills between 1,000 and 1,500 euros.

Range Rover Evoque.

Range Rover Evoque. © WhatCar

9. Range Rover IOC (2019 – present), reliability score of 82.6 percent
Electrical problems account for 30 percent of all Evoque failures. In second place with 15 percent of various body problems. A third of the cars were fixed within a day, but a third also took more than a week. Fortunately, 96 percent of owners were not charged a fee, and the 4 percent who withdrew their wallets were limited to a maximum of €100.

Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Land Rover Discovery Sport. © WhatCar

8. Land Rover Discovery Sport (2014-present) Confidence score: 82.1 percent
The Discovery Sport scored worse than its older brother, the Range Rover Sport. Thirty-eight percent had problems, especially with the air conditioning, battery and motor electronics, but aside from the steering, something was wrong on every front. Of those cars, only 5 percent were able to last, but 21 percent took more than a week to fix. In addition, only 73 percent of cars were repaired for free, leaving 11 percent of owners with bills between 200 and 300 euros and three percent more than 1,500 euros.

Peugeot 2008.

Peugeot 2008. © WhatCar

7. Peugeot 2008 (2013-2019) 81.8 percent reliability
Only 16 percent of the generation prior to 2008 had a breakdown, but a worrying part of this involved critical areas like the suspension and brakes. Even worse, 63 percent could not drive and 13 percent took more than a week to fix. An astounding 38 percent of the work was done for free, leaving 38 percent of owners charging between $100 and $200, and some owners having to cash in on nearly $800.

Range rover.

Range rover. © Land Rover

6. Range Rover (2013-2021) confidence score: 81.5 percent
Thirty-one percent of Range Rovers have failed in the past year. Problems with the engine, body and interior were the most common causes. Nearly a third of breakdowns keep cars off the road for more than a week. However, the result was increased by the fact that all repairs were made free of charge.

Jaguar E-Pace.

Jaguar E-Pace. © WhatCar

5. Jaguar E-Pace reliability score (2017–present): 80.6 percent
While the E-Pace’s 45 percent failure rate may sound huge, most of the failures were due to less severe areas like the bodywork, interior trim, and navigation system. The service provided was a cause for concern: more than half of the owners (52 percent) waited more than a week for repairs and three percent received a €300-500 bill.

Range Rover Evoque.

Range Rover Evoque. © WhatCar

4. Range Rover Evoque (2011-2019) reliability score: 77.1 percent
With many cars now out of warranty and a 40 percent failure rate, the picture looks bleak for owners of older Evoques. Just over 80 percent of the work was done for free, but some owners paid between $300 and about $800 per repair. In addition, 59 percent of defective cars took more than a week to fix.

Audi Q5.

Audi Q5. © WhatCar

3. Audi Q5 (2008-2017), reliability score: 76.7 percent
Diesel versions of the previous generation Audi Q5 proved to be much less reliable than gasoline versions. The failure rate is 44 percent, which is 17 percent more than the gasoline-powered versions. Suspension problems were very common, but air conditioning and electrical problems – whether related to the engine or otherwise – were also many. Although most cars will be out of warranty, Audi reimbursed 75 percent of repairs. However, some owners paid more than 1,600 euros for repairs.

Land Rover Discovery Diesel.

Land Rover Discovery Diesel. © WhatCar

2. Land Rover Discovery Diesel (2017 – present), reliability score of 72.1 percent
The diesel Discovery’s 38 percent error rate is similar to that of other Land Rover products, but with 36 percent of cars unable to drive far, and 42 percent of cars leaving a garage for more than a week to recover, this is the least luxurious SUV. reliability. While 73 percent of the work was covered under warranty, 6 percent of owners paid between $1,100 and $1,650 for repairs.

Nissan X-Trail.

Nissan X-Trail. © WhatCar

1. Nissan X-Trail (2014-2021), reliability score of 59.7 percent
Not only does the X-Trail receive a low two-star rating, it also has the lowest reliability score of all vehicles under five years old in this study. Thirty-nine percent of X-Trail owners surveyed experienced problems affecting every part of the vehicle except for the navigation system. Most commonly, electrical systems (engine related and otherwise), brakes and interior were affected. Among the cars that couldn’t drive longer, repair took more than a week in 24 percent of cases, but it’s basically the costs that the X-Trail is settled on. Only 53 percent of cars were repaired for free. At least 24 percent of owners were presented with bills of more than 1,650 euros.

For a complete overview of the 25 Least Reliable SUVs According to WhatCar Research click here.