In the sports/sporty car segment, the only European car to make the cut for most reliable is the 2006 MINI Cooper.

Also interesting:

>Twenty of the “Least Reliable” vehicles are domestic models and just five, all from Nissan, are Japanese.

>The difference between the “Most Reliable” and “Least Reliable” is striking, the magazine said, citing a comparison of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Mercedes-Benz M-class SUVs.

>The owner of the M-class is likely to experience 10 times as many problems as the owner the Highlander Hybrid, the magazine said.

And here is the list:

Most reliable (Best score first)

Lexus SC

Toyota Camry Solara (4-cyl.)

Subaru Impreza WRX

Honda S2000

Mitsubishi Eclipse

2006 Mini Cooper hatchback

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