12 most reliable SUVs

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Off-road cars made in our country called SUVs or jeeps. And if in Soviet times �only the famous Niva and UAZ fell into this category, today the domestic market was flooded with imported “crooks”. Motorists have appreciated the combination of comfort and patency, reliability and efficiency of technology. The potential buyers are offered both expensive cars and budget ones, with rich equipment and ascetic models. Therefore appears the problem with choosing an SUV. Our experts recommend paying attention to the following points.

Important nuances of choosing an SUV

Varieties. There are two varieties in the car market all-terrain vehicles.

  1. Frame SUVs feature a robust body structure. The frame plays the role of the base; a body is mounted on top of it. To pluses such jeeps experts attribute durability uniform load distribution during the passage of off-road sections. The disadvantage is the heavy weight of the car.
  2. Machines with a supporting structure as a body today dominate the domestic market. They are similar to ordinary ones. cars, only have a higher clearance and all-wheel drive transmission. The advantage of this type of SUV is considered light weight. By cons experts include the mobility of the body at off-road driving.

Appointment of a car. At the first stage, a potential buyer should determine the terms of reference for an SUV. If the car required to move the family to the village and back, then it’s suitable light and roomy car with a supporting body. But for hunters or anglers who overcome bumps, dirt and huge puddles, the best option would be to buy a frame SUV.

Gasoline or diesel. Jeeps are equipped with two types of power aggregates.

  1. Gasoline models are more adapted to Russian conditions. They are unpretentious in terms of fuel quality, but often consume gasoline in large quantities.
  2. The diesel engine is characterized by excellent high-torque, allowing you to overcome complex sections at low speeds. In addition, engines on diesel fuel are economical in consumption. But the owner needs monitor fuel quality, and switch to winter at the end of autumn diesel fuel.

Equipment. Each motorist has his own set configuration requirements. One will be satisfied with the combination of all-wheel drive with differential lock. For such ascetics, a car is suitable as standard. Other drivers are used to a comfortable ride, they want to enjoy driving. Therefore they have in list of options includes adaptive cruise control, multi-zone air conditioning, multimedia system with navigation, leather trim, etc. for demanding motorists suitable jeep in the performance of “luxury”.

We selected 12 of the most reliable SUVs in the review. These cars sold on the Russian market, they managed to fall in love with domestic motorists. When making the rating, the opinion was taken into account expert community and feedback from jeep owners.

Rating of the most reliable SUVs

Nomination a place Name of product starting price
12 most reliable SUVs 1 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 9 210 000 rub.
2 Lexus LX570 6 137 000 rub.
3 Toyota Land Cruiser 4 875 000 rub.
4 Cadillac escalade 5 340 000 rub.
5 Toyota LC Prado 2 499 000 rub.
6 Chevrolet tahoe 4 515 000 rub.
7 Jeep grand cherokee 2 724 000 rub.
8 Nissan Pathfinder 3
9 Toyota RAV4 1 300 000 rub.
10 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 1 870 000 rub.
11 FORD EXPLORER 2 372 000 rub.
12 KIA Sportage 999 990 rub.

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Rating: 5.0

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Increased interest in car enthusiasts around the world to the legendary Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV. Car German production has excellent cross-country ability and high reliability. The machine shows an enviable stamina that allows her to lead our rating. The strength of Gelenvagen experts consider the powertrain. Thanks to the perfect design motor in the ranks are models of the 90s. The latest version luxury Gelika (2019) has already entered the distribution network of Russia. 585 L petrol biturbo engine from. accelerates SUV up to 100 km / h in just 4.5 s.

Car owners admire indestructibility and patency German SUV. Just because of the high price, the dream of For many Russians, Gelenvagen remains unrealizable.

Advantages

  • powerful and durable engine;
  • recognizable body;
  • frame construction;
  • high level of comfort.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Lexus LX570

Rating: 4.9

Lexus LX570

Japanese SUV Lexus LX570 in luxury is not much inferior the legendary Gelenvagen. But the technical specifications look somewhat more modest. For example, a power unit with a volume of 5.7 liters produces total 367 liters from. Therefore, acceleration to the cherished “hundreds” is 7.7 from. The manufacturer limited the maximum speed to 220 km / h. Experts emphasized the use of high-strength aluminum for manufacturing a motor housing. It provides maximum reliability and durability of the car. SUV is equally good Feels in the city and on the roads. He deservedly becomes silver medalist of our rating.

Domestic motorists praise the Lexus LX570 for comfort and safety. Of the shortcomings, they note a high consumption of gasoline (20-25 liters per 100 kilometers).

Advantages

  • wealth and comfort;
  • reliable and durable engine;
  • roomy trunk;
  • air suspension.

disadvantages

  • high fuel consumption.

Toyota Land Cruiser

Rating: 4.8

Toyota Land Cruiser

Another Japanese SUV demonstrates enviable reliability Toyota Land Cruiser. This car is not inferior in popularity the winner of the rating, while becoming the owner of this car (at least used) many Russians have a chance. Buying a Used Kruzak may be appropriate if the previous owner was performing timely maintenance. Manufacturer offers several good engines, in Russia the “walk-through” is considered the most popular 4.5 liter diesel engine with 249 liter capacity from. Experts explain high maneuverability of a combination of independent front suspension and continuous bridge at the back.

The forum owners are flattering about beautiful design, high reliability and good cross-country ability. But vehicle maintenance seriously hits the owner’s wallet.

Advantages

  • beautiful appearance;
  • reliable motor;
  • roomy interior and trunk;
  • good cross.

disadvantages

  • expensive MOT.

Cadillac escalade

Rating: 4.7

Cadillac Escalade

American SUV Cadillac Escalade is different indestructibility. No wonder this machine has a permanent residence in US Presidents garage. Even in the basic version, the model is very reliable, all nodes are made with a margin of safety, starting from the body and ending with wiring. If you pass on time maintenance, the car will serve the owner for many years. Therefore, ten-year-old Cadillacs, having significantly lost in price, remain operational. Experts gave the fourth American place in the ranking for low landing, because of which difficulties on the road.

Car owners praise the car for the spacious interior, soft suspension, excellent transmission. Of the shortcomings, a large fuel consumption.

Advantages

  • spacious lounge;
  • rich equipment;
  • soft suspension;
  • excellent sound insulation.

disadvantages

  • low landing;
  • high fuel consumption.

Toyota LC Prado

Rating: 4.6

Toyota LC Prado

A decent place in the mid-budget segment of SUVs takes the Japanese car Toyota LC Prado. To achieve attractive price, the manufacturer offers a modest a complete set and a line of less powerful motors. At maximum a gasoline engine is installed (249 hp), working in tandem with a 6-speed automatic transmission. All units are simple and maintainable. The experts Toyota LC Prado is called a real workhorse without excesses.

Russian motorists appreciated the excellent maneuverability and spacious interior, reliability of all units and liquidity in the secondary market. Rise higher in our ranking the car could not because of the large number of thefts and inconvenient seats.

Advantages

  • excellent cross;
  • spacious lounge;
  • high resource of all units;
  • liquidity in the secondary market.

disadvantages

  • a large number of thefts;
  • uncomfortable seats.

Chevrolet tahoe

Rating: 4.5

Chevrolet Tahoe

The American manufacturer has emphasized maximum comfort, developing the Chevrolet Tahoe SUV. The model liked the young generation of motorists, which is why the fourth generation (2014) remains relevant today. In the base complete set there is a leather trim, LED optics, three-zone climate control, a modern multimedia system and a number of other options. Powerful 8-cylinder engine (409 hp) without problems cope with any off-road. Automatic transmission differs in unpretentiousness.

Both experts and car owners note such qualities SUV like power, comfort, maneuverability. Beat leaders the model could not be rated because of the high fuel consumption, cheap creaky plastic in the cabin.

Advantages

  • high power
  • rich equipment;
  • spacious lounge;
  • good cross.

disadvantages

  • high fuel consumption;
  • Cheap plastic in the cabin.

Jeep grand cherokee

Rating: 4.4

Jeep Grand Cherokee

One of the most hardy cars is considered an American SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee. According to experts, domestic motorists underestimate the capabilities of the car. Scares away potential buyers expensive service and good “appetite” in the engine. Experts advise to pay attention to high power, excellent cross-country ability and extraordinary endurance models. By the way, a large number of jeeps were equipped with reliable Mercedes diesel engines. The weak point in the car is air suspension, which quickly fails in Russia.

The owners of Cherkov are satisfied with safety and comfort, maneuverability and reliability. Of the minuses, there is a large consumption fuel and poor handling on the highway.

Advantages

  • endurance;
  • safety and comfort;
  • excellent cross;
  • graceful appearance.

disadvantages

  • expensive service;
  • high fuel consumption.

Nissan Pathfinder 3

Rating: 4.3

Nissan Pathfinder 3

An excellent combination of affordable price, reliability and unpretentiousness boasts a Nissan Pathfinder 3 frame SUV. The manufacturer took into account all the shortcomings of older versions of the jeep, now the car has become reliable and unpretentious. Only condition for long-term operation is a timely visit to the service station for Maintenance. According to experts, the SUV deserves eighth place in our ranking.

Russian owners of Japanese technology note the reliability, patency and roominess of the car. They also include the pluses brutal design and good dynamics. As for the shortcomings, then very quickly the SUV loses value, the interior looks poor car, head optics are ineffective.

Advantages

  • large trunk;
  • affordable price;
  • brutal design;
  • profitability.

disadvantages

  • poor road lighting;
  • brake pads wear out quickly.

Toyota RAV4

Rating: 4.2

Toyota RAV4

Best seller in Russia is the budget Toyota SUV RAV4. Although this car was not created to conquer the present off road but she feels great on a rugged terrain. Experts note the reliability of the car, which is explained high quality of all units. Machines are equipped with proven over the years with engines and transmissions, and all the new items go through adaptation to the Russian market. Japanese manufacturer has prepared the next version of RAV4, which will appear in our country in the second half of 2019

Car owners praise the car for a roomy interior, economical fuel consumption, inexpensive maintenance. Rise higher in our low clearance, ineffective prevented the rating of the SUV insulation and prolonged warming up of the engine.

Advantages

  • reliability and profitability;
  • inexpensive service;
  • modern design;
  • comfortable seats.

disadvantages

  • stiff suspension;
  • low clearance.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

Rating: 4.1

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

The combination of sporty appearance and good cross allowed Mitsubishi Pajero Sport SUV to win the hearts of Russian motorists. Despite the affordable price, the car is different high level of comfort, wear resistance and unpretentiousness. Frame construction preserves body geometry while overcoming off road. Experts included the model in the TOP 10 of our rating for liquidity in the secondary market. Many cars are equipped engines “millionaires”, so even a used jeep will serve for a long time with regular maintenance.

Praises from car owners deserve for good off-road abilities, comfort, low fuel consumption. Of the disadvantages a stiffer suspension and short-lived paintwork should be highlighted coating.

Advantages

  • aggressive appearance;
  • good cross;
  • comfortable lounge;
  • profitability.

disadvantages

  • poor corrosion protection;
  • stiff suspension.

FORD EXPLORER

Rating: 4.0

FORD EXPLORER

Worthily competing in the Russian market with other SUVs Manufacturers model FORD EXPLORER. Domestic motorists appreciate the car for reliability and affordable prices (for used cars). Experts note a large motor resource even in 10-year-old jeeps. An updated version has already appeared on the Russian market in the spring of 2019, all its advantages have already been appreciated by young but wealthy owners. IN basic equipment has a leather interior, electric windshield glass, LED optics, modern multimedia system with 8 inch screen.

The advancement in our rating of the car was prevented by one drawback. Steering rack often fails, this happens even in warranty period. Experts advise checking regularly integrity of rubber anthers.

Advantages

  • good cross;
  • roomy interior;
  • economical engine;
  • rich equipment.

disadvantages

  • unreliable steering rack;
  • weak dynamics.

KIA Sportage

Rating: 4.0

KIA Sportage

Universal qualities of the Korean car KIA Sportage appealed to many Russian car owners. Car is popular in different countries of the world due to affordable price and good quality. The updated version has become even more comfortable and spacious, retaining the best features of its predecessors. With this SUV demonstrates an enviable reliability that has been proven German edition of Auto Bild. Only the owner of the car is required Do not forget about maintenance, replacement of consumables. Manufacturer also confident in the reliability of his car, so warranty mileage is 150,000 km.

The model closes the rating of the most reliable SUVs. Users complain about flaws such as cheap plastic, large dead zones and slow acceleration.

Advantages

  • graceful appearance;
  • affordable price;
  • good equipment;
  • large warranty period.

disadvantages

  • weak dynamics;
  • cheap trim.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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