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Tesla Fills 3 of the 4 Best Spots in Consumer Reports’ Most Satisfying Cars to Own List

Tesla vehicles are the most satisfying to own, according to Consumer Reports

  • This list ranks vehicles by the satisfaction of their owners by asking them if they would buy the same car twice if given the chance.

  • The Tesla Model 3 Placed first, the Model S and Y arrived 3rd and 4th

  • The Kia Telluride took the second position

Among the many studies and rankings done by Consumer Reports, the Most Satisfying Cars list measures how much car owners like their vehicles during the first 3 years of ownership.

To determine the rankings, Consumer Reports asks owners if they would buy the same car again, given the chance, and they look at other factors, such as value, comfort, ease of use, features and reliability, among others.

The brand that scored the best in this year’s list is Tesla, with the Model 3 taking the top spot, the Model S arriving 3rd, the Model Y taking 4th and the Model X coming in at number 10.

This is surprising considering Tesla’s history of quality and reliability problems, but it shows that the other aspects of the vehicles, such as their features and their driveability, make up for their weaknesses. This result is also helped by Tesla’s fan base, who are generally very enthusiastic about their vehicles, something that is not seen to the same level with other automakers.

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride SX – Michel Deslauriers

Another surprise is the second place of the Kia Telluride. This 3 row SUV has been very popular since its introduction and it apparently lives up to its owner’s expectations. The report highlighted the Telluride’s value and comfort as major reasons for its good showing.

Rounding out the top ten were the Mazda MX-5, the Lincoln Aviator and Corsair, the Toyota Prius and the Jeep Gladiator.

This study also determines the least satisfying cars to own. The car which took the least desirable position is the Mazda CX3, whose owners complained about the comfort and lack of space inside.

2021 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition | Photo: Infiniti

The brand with the poorest showing was Infiniti, with 3 models in the 10 worst list. The QX60 and QX50 arrived 3rd and 4th and the Q50 arrived 8th. The main complaint was value, and the brand finished at the bottom when owners were asked if they would buy the same car again.

The rest of this list was filled with the Nissan Kicks, the Jeep Compass, the Nissan Pathfinder, the Chevrolet Trax, the Ford EcoSport and the Toyota CH-R.

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