Top 9 Most Reliable Small USED Cars

Consumer Reports’ annual car issue is here, and with the death-spiraling economy in mind, they’ve identified the most reliable used cars for all of you value-conscious consumers. Hey, there’s even an American car on the list!

Sure, it’s part of a brand that will probably be discontinued… but it’s there…

Consumer Reports Most Reliable Small Used Cars (for model years 1999 to 2008):

  • Honda Civic

  • Toyota Echo
  • Scion xB
  • Toyota Corolla
  • Toyota Matrix
  • Pontiac Vibe
  • Mazda 3
  • Mazda Protege
  • Subaru Impreza

Reliability data was compiled from the magazine’s Annual Auto Survey, which generated responses about more than 1.4 million new and used vehicles. CR also has top picks for Family Cars, Minivans, Small SUVs, and Midsized and large SUVs here.

Consumer Reports is published by Consumers Union, which also publishes Consumerist.

Consumer Reports names the most reliable used cars [Consumer Reports]