Consumer Reports contacted us to let us know it has updated its predicted reliability data, which moves the Tesla Model 3 off its list of recommended cars.
Nearly 43,000 Chevy Bolt electric cars have been sold in the US. Only one of those Bolts had its battery pack die twice. Who is that unlucky Bolt driver? It's me.
When buying any car, reliability is paramount. This is especially true when you're investing big bucks on a first-generation model, like the Tesla Model 3.
Turns out that not only Teslas maintain high battery capacity after well over 100,000 miles. In fact, this 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric still has tons of life left.
While the way we look at the reliability of electric cars is a bit skewed, mostly due to low numbers, these EVs still fare worse than the others.
Tesla Model S lost the recommendation because of insufficient reliability in the past (2015), but managed to gain it again in 2016-2017.
The latest Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Survey revealed that Tesla has improved the reliability of Model S, but the Model X? No so much.
BYD has a reason to be happy as its Qin plug-in hybrid nearly won its category Midsize Upper Economy segment in the latest J.D. Power 2015 China Initial Quality...
TrueDelta: Tesla Is Least Reliable Automotive Brand – Model S Repair Frequency Is 2 To 3 Times Worse Than Average
According to TrueDelta, Tesla is the least reliable automotive brand and the Model S has a repair frequency that's 2 to 3 times worse than the average car.