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What are the most reliable SUVs?

Plenty of brands offer SUVs, but which ones are the most reliable? Here are 10 of the best SUVs that you can rely on

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When you’re getting an SUV, you want to feel assured that you’re making the right investment.

There are particular brands that you know you’re getting quality from, but they probably offer a number of models – so how do you know which one to choose?

That’s what we’re here for – here's a list of some of the most reliable SUVs available now.


A white BMW iX1 xDrive30

Any of the used BMW X series could take a spot on this list, but the BMW X1 is one of the most popular SUVs available.

Viewed as one of the most dependable models that the German manufacturer offers, you can’t go wrong with the X1.

Mercedes GLE

a dark blue Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 driving on a mountain road

The Mercedes GLE debuted in 2019 and rapidly became a favourite for fans of both the brand and SUVs alike.

You won't be sacrificing space for class with this used Mercedes, and it’s also incredibly reliable.

Volkswagen Touareg

grey volkswagen touareg

There are very few brands that are as renowned for reliability as Volkswagen.

The used Volkswagen Touareg – the brand's first foray into the SUV market – is no different.

It’s the biggest of Volkswagen's 4x4 range but still offers a smooth and practical driving experience.

Mazda CX-5

A white Mazda CX-5

For an incredible mid-size SUV experience, it’s hard to look past the Mazda CX-5.

Reviewers have described driving it as similar to the feeling of Mazda's legendary sports car, the MX-5.

Not only are you getting a distinct style, you're also getting a sporty experience behind the wheel.

Kia Sportage

kia sportage hero

The Kia Sportage upholds the manufacturer's reputation of reliable cars that are purpose-built for city driving and long road trips.

Five generations on from its release in 1995, every iteration of the Sportage has been better than the last. You don’t get more reliable than a used Kia.

Toyota RAV4

A red Toyota RAV4 hybrid

If you’re looking for an SUV to feel safe and secure in, the Toyota RAV4 could be the one for you.

With a full five-star Euro NCAP rating on crash safety, you can be sure you’re safe behind the wheel.

Skoda Kodiaq

The Skoda Kodiaq is built for comfort and practicality, and it delivers on reliability 10 times over.

It’s got great fuel economy and is a smooth and fun drive as well!

Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona boasts the strong build quality and reliability that the brand has become known for.

Not only will it get you where you need to go, but this used Hyundai has loads of space for your luggage and passengers.

Kia Niro

A red Kia Niro hybrid model

The second Kia on our list, the Niro, offers all you could need from a hatchback/SUV crossover.

Whether you’re driving through a city centre or on the open motorway, the Niro is built for your comfort.

Ford Puma

Carrying on the tradition of making American powerhouse vehicles, the used Ford Puma is a great choice from its range of SUVs.

This crossover offers both a sporty driving experience and plenty of space inside.

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