What Are The Most Reliable Cars?

When looking for a reliable used car in the Los Angeles area, LA City Cars can be your go-to place. They provide a variety of highly dependable used cars that have undergone mechanic inspection and are well-known for offering safe and trouble-free driving experiences. Below, you’ll find a list of some of the most reliable used car models available:

Most Reliable Used Cars:

Honda Civic

2015 Honda Civic SE

2017 Honda Civic LX-P

2018 Honda Civic LX

2019 Honda Civic LX

2019 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda Civic LX

2020 Honda Civic Sport

2020 Honda Civic LX

2020 Honda Civic EX

2021 Honda Civic Sport

Toyota Corolla

2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE

2021 Toyota Corolla LE

2017 Toyota Corolla LE

2021 Toyota Corolla LE

2018 Toyota Corolla SE

2020 Toyota Corolla SE

2021 Toyota Corolla LE


Toyota RAV4

2021 Toyota RAV4 XLE

Lexus RX

2019 Lexus RX 450hL


Infiniti Q50

2019 INFINITI Q50 Sport

2018 INFINITI Q50 3.0t LUXE

2020 INFINITI Q60 3.0t LUXE


2018 INFINITI Q50 3.0t LUXE

Dodge Challenger

2016 Dodge Challenger SXT

2022 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker Plu

2022 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker Plus


Chevy Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT LT1

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT LT1

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT


Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V Touring

2022 Honda HR-V Sport

2022 Honda HR-V EX

Toyota Camry

2020 Toyota Camry LE

2021 Toyota Camry SE

2021 Toyota Camry XSE

2022 Toyota Camry

Honda Accord

2019 Honda Accord Hybrid EX-L

2019 Honda Accord LX

2021 Honda Accord LX

2020 Honda Accord LX

2019 Honda Accord Sport

2021 Honda Accord Sport

Nissan Rogue

2021 Nissan Rogue SV

2019 Nissan Rogue SL

2020 Nissan Rogue SV

2017 Nissan Rogue SV

2020 Nissan Rogue S

2021 Nissan Rogue SV


Hyundai Santa Fe

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe SE

Cars with simple, medium-displacement engines, often without turbocharging and direct fuel injection, tend to be highly reliable. These engines are typically known for their longevity. Below are details about a few reliable engines:

Toyota 2AR-EE:

  • Installed on models like the RAV4 and Camry.
  • 2.5-liter engine with power ranging from 165-180 hp.
  • Requires regular maintenance, including oil changes.
  • Engine resource can exceed 200,000 miles.
  • Some issues may include increased noise in the variable valve timing system when cold and occasional coolant pump leaks.

Toyota 1VD-FTV:

  • 8-cylinder 4.5-liter diesel engine installed on large SUVs like the Lexus LX450d and Toyota Land Cruiser 200.
  • Power ranges from 202 to 286 hp depending on the model.
  • Known for its durability with regular maintenance, including the use of high-quality oil and fuel.
  • Engine resource can exceed 250,000 miles.

Honda R20A:

  • 2-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine manufactured by Honda since 2006 and installed on models like the Civic, Accord, and CR-V.
  • Offers up to 155 hp.
  • Resources often exceed 120,000 miles.
  • Requires valve clearance adjustments approximately every 60,000 miles.

It’s important to note that Toyota and Lexus are recognized for their reliability. In a recent study by Consumer Reports, Toyota and Lexus were ranked as the most reliable vehicles in 2022. Other brands like BMW and Mercedes also featured in the study, but Toyota and Lexus claimed the top spots.

While a car’s age doesn’t necessarily equate to less reliability, factors like high mileage, inconsistent maintenance, and specific configurations can influence a car’s reliability over time. LA City Cars can assist you in finding a used car in Los Angeles that aligns with your reliability criteria and offers you a dependable vehicle that can serve you faithfully for years.