8. Ford Explorer (V6 4WD)
The Ford Explorer lands in eighth place on the top 10 list of least reliable new cars, despite being one of the most popular SUVs on the market. Reliability issues however are only being reported with the V6 AWD model which starts at $32,495. The standard 3.5-liter V6 engine comes with 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque while getting its owners 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway in AWD form.
You can read AutoGuide‘s review on the Ford Explorer here.