The Top 3 Most Reliable Vehicles are Big SUVs

We all want reliable cars. However, with the state of the current car market, the need to buy a car or SUV that will last is more important than ever. The rising popularity of SUVs is making more sense now that the top three most reliable vehicles are all big, three-row SUVs. Can you guess which of the family haulers are the most reliable vehicles on the market? 

Front view of a 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser | Toyota

The Chevy Suburban is one of the most reliable vehicles ever made

The Suburban is a staple. This monster three-row SUV has been picking up the whole soccer team and dropping them a CC Pizza since the way back. In fact, the Suburban is the longest-running, continuously used nameplate in automotive history. The name first appeared in 1934. Ever since the Chevrolet Suburban has been on kid duty. 

How many miles will the Chevy Suburban last?
2022 Chevy Suburban | Chevrolet

According to Gear Patrol, the average Chevrolet Suburban has a potential life span of 265,732 miles making it the third longest-running vehicle on the car market. 

Don’t ever sleep on the Toyota Land Cruiser

If you care anything about 4×4 SUVs or reliable vehicles, then you’ll know about the Toyota Land Cruiser. This hard-nosed 4×4 is the epitome of reliability. Countless overlanding and off-roading rigs have been built on this platform. 

Like the Suburban, the Landy has been around for a long time. The world met the first Land Cruiser in 1951. Ever since then, we have been in love. Aside from multiple iconic designs over the years, the toughness and reliability of the Land Cruiser cemented it as an SUV icon until the end of time. 

The Toyota Land Cruiser has an average lifespan of over 280,000 miles, making it the second-longest running vehicle. 

The Toyota Sequoia is the longest-running vehicle in the world 

As a hybrid SUV, the 2023 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro shows its off-road chops.
Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro | Toyota

Gear Patrol named the Toyota Sequoia the longest-running vehicle on the market. The stipulation is that the models looked at had to be sold for at least 10 of the last 20 years, and the top 1 percent of each model would have their mileage examined. The models would then be ranked from lowest to highest. The study showed that the top 1 percent of Sequoias examined had reached at least 296,509 miles. 

Unlike 4Runners, Land Cruisers, or Tundras, the Sequoias aren’t always the most loved or talked about Toyota models. However, according to this study, maybe that should change. The Sequoia is the new face of reliability. Long Live the Sequoia!

Fun fact: 10 of the top two longest-running vehicles were Toyotas.