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Mazda ranks first in reliability, unseating Toyota and Lexus

News-S | 20/11/2020 10:41 AM | Click to read full article

For time immemorial, Toyota and Lexus have sat at the top of Consumer Reports' annual survey of vehicle reliability. Not any more. Mazda has dethroned them both, ascending to the No. 1 spot for the first time.

According to the report, Mazda nabbed the top spot with powertrains and that used durable (and more fun) six-speed automatic transmissions instead of CVTs, which tend to be more fragile. The most reliable Mazda was the MX-5 with a score of 98 out of 100.