A man looking over his car, getting ready to change his oil during regular maintenance
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Can You Avoid the Most Common Auto Repair Issues?

The most common auto repair issues can’t really be avoided. That said, here are some of the problems nearly every car owner will face. Even if you stay on top of regular maintenance, there’s a high likelihood you’ll deal with at least one of these common car problems during the life of your vehicle. Changing …

A mechanic working to fix a Ford F-150 with engine problems
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Is Your Broken Ford EcoBoost Struggling to Satisfy?

We are not here, by any means, to say that the Ford EcoBoost engine is unreliable. On the contrary, it’s actually a great way to get a good power output while also giving vehicles better gas mileage. However, the recent news about EcoBoost class-action lawsuits and such are definitely a bit worrisome. If you are …

Red-and-white 2019 Honda CRF450X being ridden quickly down a forest trail
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The Most Common Honda CRF450 Problems Owners Face

If you love dirt bikes and motocross racing, there’s a good chance you either own or––wish you do––a Honda CRF450 dirt bike. It’s one of the best motocross motorcycle options out there. Both the racing CRF450R and the CRF450X, even the pavement-oriented CRF450L are popular choices for riders who love to take things off the …

The 2020 Mazda CX-5 on display in the middle of a road
Crossover & Midsize

People Had Problems Until Mazda Fixed the CX-5

The Mazda CX-5 is a leader in the segment. But it hasn’t always been as great as it is today. Introduced in the 2013 model year, the Mazda CX-5 compact SUV challenges others like the Toyota Rav4 and the Subaru Forester. In fact, it earned a Consumer Reports recommendation for every year since it began …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

‘Everything About This Vehicle Is Junk’

CarComplaints.com offers a wider range of consumer complaints. From engine problems to in-car electronics failure to things like serially cracking dashboards, the complaints can pertain to essentially anything. But what exactly do the problems need to be in order to warrant the complaint: ‘everything about this vehicle is junk.’ The car problems for whatever this …

A new Range Rover car is pictured on the forecourt of a Jaguar Land Rover new car show room in Tonbridge
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About Land Rovers

Land Rover SUVs are known for their prestige and capability. These are plush, luxurious people movers paired with some pretty formidable off-road chops. But even the most upper-level luxury SUVs have their issues. Owning a Land Rover can cost a little higher than average in terms of maintenance. But which are the most complained about …

Ram pickup trucks for sale at a dealership
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About Ram Pickup Trucks

The Ram pickup truck continues to enjoy popularity after separating from Dodge. Since the 2010 model year, Ram Trucks has been its own entity. The lineup still includes the standard half-ton pickup––the Ram 1500 pickup truck. We also see the Ram 1500 Classic, which retains the old body style, and the heavy duty pickup trucks …

Volvo XC90
Crossover & Midsize

The Most Complained About Volvo SUVs

Since the SUV and crossover phase started gaining traction in the US, Volvo has offered something in the segment. Over the year we’ve seen the Volvo XC line rise in popularity among families. Then there are other drivers that want the benefits and versatility of an SUV. However, not every consumer experience has been flawless. …

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The Most Complained About Volvo Cars

Volvo is a brand that inspires feelings of trust and safety. They aren’t meant to be necessarily exciting or offer a striking design. But the Volvo car should offer quality and performance that is reliable and lasts a long time. It’s not a seldom sight to see an old Volvo sedan or wagon driving on …

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The Most Complained About Minivans

Minivans may not be the most exciting segment––to people other than myself, anyway––but they do comprise one of the most functional. Minivans are basically the most family-friendly vehicle on the market. There aren’t a massive amount of different minivan offerings, but of the more popular ones we see thousands of complaints filed on CarComplaints.com. If …

A 2020 Subaru Outback parked off-roading in a forest.
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The Most Complained About Subaru SUVs

Subaru SUVs are a primary choice on the market for families. The brand is known for safety, performance, and longevity. There are definitely a lot of great Subaru SUVs that have done well for the drivers and families. However, no brand is perfect. Despite the well-known Subaru brand loyalty, there are in fact complaints about …

A red 2020 Subaru Legacy Sport cruising down the highway.
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The Most Complained About Subaru Cars

The Subaru brand is a trusted name that inspires some serious brand loyalty. Overall, they have largely been regarded as reliable. There are many happy Subaru owners out there driving their first, second, or even third Subaru. Second or third-generation Subaru owners are a thing. But not every Subaru car is perfect. According to the …

2020 GMC Acadia AT4
Crossover & Midsize

The Most Complained About GMC Crossover SUVs

GMC has a pretty sweet lineup of crossovers. In fact, models like the GMC Terrain and the GMC Acadia are some of the most popular in the segment. The more units sold, however, means more opportunity for something to go wrong. And when something does go wrong, consumers report their complaints on platforms such as …

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Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About GMC Trucks and SUVs

GMC is an iconic American benchmark when it comes to auto brands. It’s the corporate counterpart to Chevrolet, so many of its trucks and SUVs like the Yukon and the Sierra are similar to some of the Chevy models we are familiar with. However, it does stand alone and its production vehicles maintain their own …

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About BMW SUVs

In order to keep up with the growing demand brought on by the crossover craze, BMW has a lineup of luxury SUVs on the market. The BMW SUVs have been a success for the luxury brand, and continue to improve and innovate as new model years release. Models like the BMW X3, BMW X5, and …

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The Most Complained About BMW Cars

Known for luxury and performance, this is a favorite brand for consumers looking outside of the mainstream market. A quick look at the BMW cars overview on CarComplaints.com shows us that this brand isn’t complained about very much. In general, people are happy with their BMW models. Still, there are some issues and these are …

The KIA Telluride is seen at the 2020 New England Auto Show Press Preview at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Trucks & SUVs

Will the Kia Telluride Have Engine Problems Too?

The Kia Telluride is a cool new offering to the modern family SUV segment. It’s quickly risen in popularity and already we hear stories of dealers struggling to keep the SUV in stock. If you look at the Kia complaints on CarComplaints.com, there’s clearly a pattern. The worst and most complained about Kia models tend …

A bright blue Lexus ES 350 in drive mode.
Sedans & Coupes

Most Complained About Lexus Cars

Lexus, the renowned luxury branch of the Japanese car company Toyota, is reputed for reliability. Although Lexus reliability is strong, the cars aren’t entirely without fault. Some Lexus owners have filed complaints on CarComplaints.com. The models on the following list are the most complained about Lexus cars. Lexus LS 460 This Lexus sedan is on …

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The Most Complained About Lexus SUVs

Lexus earned a reputation as a reliable luxury brand over the years. In fact, compared to other carmakers, Lexus vehicles have very few complaints overall. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean crossovers like the Lexus RX aren’t getting any complaints at all. On CarComplaints.com, these are the most complained about Lexus SUVs. If you are car …

A white Kia Sorento on display during an auto show
Crossover & Midsize

The Most Complained About Kia SUVs

Kia SUVs are basically all the rage right now––especially when you consider the Kia Telluride and its massive popularity. Other popular models like the Kia Sorento are common sights as well. But not every consumer experience with these Kia SUVs is positive. In fact, there are hundreds of complaints filed on CarComplaints.com for various Kia …

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The Most Complained About Kia Cars

In more recent years, Kia has really made a name for itself. Since bringing Peter Schreyer on board, cars with a more distinct style give Kia bigger chops against the popular competition. However, rising popularity means more units out there for consumers to complain about. This list isn’t shocking. Still, these are the most complained …

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Trucks & SUVs

Most Complained About Mercedes-Benz SUVs

The SUV and crossover market is booming. Luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz offer lineups of these popular models. From the off-road-ready Mercedes-Benz G-Class that starts in the six-figure price range to the wagon-esque GLA that starts affordably under $40,000. There is a Mercedes crossover or SUV for everyone. However, not every consumer experience is perfect. These …

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Sedans & Coupes

These are the Most Complained About Mercedes-Benz Cars

Mercedes-Benz is a luxurious automobile that hails from abroad and graces us with powerful engines and plush interiors. The brand now has a broad price range to include those with pockets a bit more on the shallow side compared to some of the deep pocket models. Pricing ranges from the low $30s to well over …

A Mazda CX-5 driving down the road
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About Mazda SUVs

Mazda SUVs are a popular choice among SUV options from Japanese car companies. The newer models are especially desired for their driving agility and luxurious interior offered at an affordable price. However, the more popularity a model gains, the more complaints it’s going to have. These three models are the most complained about Mazda SUVs. …

A metallic-gray 2020 Mazda6 in the city
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The Most Complained About Mazda Cars

Mazda is a popular Japanese car company that produces some of the industry’s best cars on the market. For 2020, Mazda has more Top Safety Pick titles than any other brand. This is a great achievement for any auto brand. There are some Mazda models that earn more complaints than others, however. Platforms like CarComplaints.com …

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Trucks & SUVs

Most Complained About Toyota Trucks

Toyota truck complaints aren’t isolated to only the pickup trucks. Toyota also offers a lineup of SUVs on truck platforms that fall into the category, too. In fact, the two pickup trucks aren’t the highest two for most complaints. So which of those body-on-frame SUVs made it onto the list of Toyota’s top most complained …

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Most Complained About Chevrolet SUVs

Due to the success of crossover models like the Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet SUVs are popular in their respective classes. In fact, Chevy is the number one most popular brand in America this year. But with all that popularity, models are sure to experience hiccups from time to time. When they do, consumers can file complaints …

2020 Chevrolet Malibu RS
Sedans & Coupes

The Most Complained About Chevy Cars

Chevrolet is an American icon in the automotive industry. The company has a long history of producing cars that rise to popularity in the US and abroad. With mass production, however, comes more room for error. There are some popular Chevy models that also show a high volume of complaints of CarComplaints.com. According to the …

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The Most Complained About Pickup Trucks

Pickup trucks are the most popular segment in the US. People love their trucks. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they aren’t complaining. There are a few popular truck models that have a larger number of complaints than the rest. The trucks on this list are the most complained about pickup trucks, according to CarComplaints.com. GMC …

A burgundy Explorer in the desert
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Most Complained About Ford Models

Ford sells a lot of cars, trucks, SUVS, and crossovers. Surely with mass production like this, not everything always turns out perfect. Sometimes owners have issues and they complain. Then, if the complaints are bad enough, some Ford consumers post their complaints on websites such as CarComplaints.com so that others can use their experience for …

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Hybrids & Electrics

The 2016 Toyota Prius Has Expensive Windshield Problems

The Toyota Prius is a beloved Toyota car. It’s a smart reliable hatchback with some of the best fuel economy on the market. However, according to CarComplaints.com, the 2016 Toyota Prius may have some issues. Commonly cracking Toyota Prius windshields cost a lot to repair. Although the 2016 is model year is not listed as …

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Sedans & Coupes

The Toyota Prius Alarmingly Earned a Spot on This List

The Toyota Prius is one of those cars you think of as a safe and conservative choice. You don’t necessarily hear much about Toyota Prius problems. It’s a model that is extremely popular and sought after for reliability and impeccable fuel economy. From the 2020 Toyota Prius model to the 2010 Prius, Consumer Reports shows …

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Don’t Get too Hot in Your 2016 Honda Civic

Summer is still raging. The hottest days of the year are here, and if you drive a 2016 Honda Civic, you may be dealing with frustrating AC problems. If so, you are not alone. There is a known issue with the 2016-2018 Honda Civic AC system. In fact, there is even a class action lawsuit …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2020 Subaru Forester Still Accelerating on Accident?

Recent press over the 2015-2019 Subaru Forester has people talking. A class action lawsuit was filed due to an acceleration issue that was allegedly causing people to crash. When putting their Foresters in park, the SUVs were said to experience random spontaneous acceleration. Many people that were thinking about buying a 2020 Forester during the …

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Honda Gold Wing Problems People Complain About the Most

The Honda Gold Wing is one of the most popular touring motorcycles in the world. It is known for its “bullet proof” reliability. There are Gold Wings on American roads today from decades ago, when they were still manufactured in on US soil in Ohio. However, the beloved Honda Gold Wing has run into a …