At Shainfeld Law, P.C., our California lemon law attorneys in Los Angeles keep our fingers on the pulse of new (and used) vehicles that are getting rave reviews — and those that give their owners issues that could apply to our important California Lemon Law consumer protection.

Here is the most current list of both the most reliable, and the least reliable vehicles from 2022, according to Consumer Reports.

Most and Least Reliable Cars, Trucks & SUVs of 2022

If you are in the market for a new or used vehicle, here are some of the most reliable models.

  1. Lexus
  • GX model notching a flawless 100/100 points.
  • RX came in at 76/100.
  • The ES and UX scored 68 and 60, respectively.
  1. Mazda
  • The Miata, CX, and CX-5 all ranked in the 80-80 out of 100 range.
  1. Toyota
  • The Prius, Prius Prim, and Venza all ranked 71/100.
  • The Camry, Corolla, Avalon, and 4Runner reported average scores this year, ranging from 66-75.
  1. Infiniti

The Q50 and the QX50 compact SUV. scored favorably, landing Infiniti in the fourth spot, up six spots from last year.

  1. Buick
  • The Encore and Envision compact SUVs scored in the 80-90/100 range.

As with all lists, there is the bottom end. Consumer reports also examined the least reliable cars, trucks, and SUVs from 2022.

They include:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • Ford Explorer
  • Ford Mustang
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • Volvo XC90
  • Volkswagen Tiguan
  • Tesla Model Y
  • Chrysler Pacifica
  • Subaru Ascent

While rankings, research, and a good old-fashioned test drive can help you pick the perfect new car, truck, or SUV, no manufacturer is immune to producing a vehicle that may have its share of defective components.

If you have purchased a new or used vehicle that is still under the manufacturer’s warranty, and it is spending more time at the dealership than it is on the road, you may be eligible to file a lemon law claim in California. We can help.

Contact Our California Lemon Law Attorney at Shainfeld Law, P.C. Today for Help

Contact our experienced Los Angeles County lemon law attorney at Shainfeld Law, P.C., today by calling 949-294-9153 or request a free consultation online. We have a 99% success rate, and typically produce results for our California lemon law clients in as little as 30-60 days.

If you have an eligible lemon law claim, the vehicle’s manufacturer will be responsible for paying our legal fees directly, so you pay nothing out of pocket for our services.