Each year, car reliability trends begin surfacing as we look at data by brand and car type, with periodic spikes common around redesigns and new technology.
As is often the case, the muscle and otherwise sporty cars are seeing much reliability activity in the latest Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey.
Our analysts note that this is a particularly volatile segment, where changes are not uncommon year after year. In our latest reliability data, we see that there are 11 out of 21 sporty cars with average-or-better predicted reliability, whereas last year, there were 13 out of 16, suggesting that sporty car reliability has shifted into reverse. (See our guide to car reliability.)Read Article