Most Reliable 2017 Hatchbacks and Wagons
Hatchbacks and station wagons are making a bit of a comeback as people discover their appealing combination of practicality, utility, efficiency, and driving dynamics. Especially in 2018, automakers will provide more choices in these segments than have been available for a long time.
If you’re suffering crossover fatigue and seeking something different to drive that is also expected to be reliable, J.D. Power has a good idea of which hatchbacks and wagons will last for a while. Based on data related to quality and dependability, collected in surveys of thousands of new- and used-vehicle owners, predicted reliability Power Circle Ratings summarize the information and give consumers an easy reference while researching the most reliable vehicles.
On the following pages, listed in alphabetical order, are the hatchbacks and wagons that are the most likely to prove reliable within their respective segments. Keep in mind that each rating is comparable only to other models in the same segment, and is not applicable across segments.