Every year Consumer Reports, a nonprofit research and consumer advocacy organization, releases rankings for the most reliable vehicles based on information from car owners on more than 300,000 vehicles. The report for 2023 models are based on the overall reliability of the different brands and models over the past three years. It may come as no surprise to see a lot of hybrid, midsize, and large sedans to be at the top of the list. Based on Consumer Reports, more than one in three prospective buyers are considering a hybrid as their next vehicle, which is up from 2019.
Given today’s market, it may not be surprising that hybrid vehicles are on the rise. Today’s car market is extremely inflated, so people are looking to have a vehicle that they will be able to keep for a long period of time. In addition to providing many miles without any issues, they are also a great combatant against the high price of gas. The lower fuel costs are one of the major reasons for people to turn towards hybrid vehicles, along with the lower emission levels emitted from the vehicle.
Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Number one on this list is the Corolla Hybrid – with a starting price of $22,800. The obvious advantage of this car is that it not only has excellent fuel economy, but also is available in all wheel drive.
One of the bigger vehicles on this list, the Lexus GX sits at number two on this list based on its safety measures, luxurious style, and its comfort on the interior. This of course does come with a high price tag starting at $57,575.
The Mini Cooper comes in at number three on this list thanks to its reliability and drivability. It has a 27 MPG combined fuel economy, with a starting price of $29,250.
2022 Toyota Prius
The Toyota Prius has been a staple of hybrid vehicles for the Toyota line for many years. The Prius’s fuel economy has an estimated 58 MPG, and a starting MSRP of $25,075. Toyota’s on a whole are extremely reliable and relatively easy and cheap to repair.
2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata
The 2022 Mazda is still one of the most reliable vehicles in 2023. The Mazda comes as a two-seater convertible configuration that frees it from the practical considerations and leans into the joys of driving.
Lincoln is one of the top rated luxurious and safe vehicles in 2023. Most of the models offered by Lincoln come with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, but the plug-in hybrid is also offered.
One of the top Toyota Models, the Corolla offers many safety features to go along with its excellent fuel economy. The Corolla offers luxury, style, and safety all within one model. Starting MSRP for this vehicle is $21,550.
Finally making its way on to this list is the Subaru Crosstrek. Subaru has always been known for their safety features and their reliability. The 2023 Crosstrek offers a number of advanced safety features, along with an excellent 2.5-liter direct injection Subaru Boxer engine to give the vehicle a ton of power.
2023 BMW 3 Series
BMW has always been known for their luxury and style, but they are also one of the most reliable vehicles on the market. The iconic vehicle comes in an electric version along with a powerful engine. You will have to pay a high price for the luxurious vehicle, with a starting MSRP of $42,300 for the base model.
Toyota Prius Prime
For the final car on this list, Toyota has yet another vehicle on the list. The Prius Prime has a starting MSRP of $28,770, with an estimated MPG of 54 miles and MPGe of 133. The Prius Prime offers many safety features, advanced technology, and is easily maintained.
If you are in the market for a new vehicle in the near future, it is great to know that there are a number of highly reliable vehicles available in the 2023 market. Given the improved technology, people are starting to trust electric vehicles more, which is why more people are starting to purchase them. In addition to their trust, they help fight the high gas prices and emit less harmful emissions into the atmosphere. In addition to electric vehicles, there are also a number of gas powered vehicles that are highly reliable and affordable. It may be best to use this list as a starting point when conducting research as you are preparing to purchase your next vehicle.