9 Reliable Vehicles for Jonesville Drivers

9 Reliable Vehicles for Jonesville Drivers

There are many reasons to buy a car. Many are searching first for style, while others are looking for an affordable machine that will get them from "Point A" to "Point B" more often than not. Some want a four-wheel-drive machine that can go virtually anywhere, while others want the smallest vehicle that is easy to park and has good fuel mileage. Some want to take the top down and cruise on the Blue Ridge Parkway, while others want to ensure that their passengers are always safe. We want to be able to drive safely in the snow and ice without the performance suffering when it is sunny and dry.


Some drivers just want a vehicle that will get them to work and school reliably. They want to make sure they are not stuck on the side of the road. We see a lot of vehicles come through our Jonesville shop. We work on all kinds of makes and models of cars and know a thing or two about which ones are most reliable. In this article, we are discussing some cars you can count on to keep you moving. We are going to include small cars, SUVs, Minivans, and trucks on our list. 

9 Most Reliable and Dependable Vehicles 

1) Toyota Corolla

Dependable, reliable, affordable, and economic, the Toyota Corolla is a staple of the road. For over five decades, the Corolla has served Jonesville residents, helping them get where they need to go safely and confidently.

  • Compact/Subcompact
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 84/100
  • Price New: $19,600
  • Fuel Mileage: 31 city / 40 highway

2) Toyota Avalon

On this, The Toyota Avalon has the highest overall score of the standard, non-luxury vehicles. The Avalon is large enough for the family, gets decent fuel mileage, and has the reliability you need to get around the foothills. 

  • Full-Size Sedan
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 89/100
  • Price New: From $35,875
  • Fuel Mileage: 22 city / 32 highway

3) Lexus ES

The Lexus ES is stylish, sporty, luxurious and, of course, reliable. If you are searching for something that will let you ride in excellent comfort without worrying about having to take it to the shop often, the Lexus ES might be for you. Additionally, with 40 MPG, you won’t be stopping at the gas pump nearly as often. 

  • Compact Executive
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 91/100
  • Price New: From $39,900
  • Fuel Mileage: 43 city / 44 highway

4) Ford Mustang

An American classic brand, the Ford Mustang is synonymous with muscle and horsepower. However, you can count on the beautiful Mustang to be as reliable as any vehicle. 

  • Muscle Car
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 74/100
  • Price New: From $26,670
  • Fuel Mileage: 21 city / 32 highway

5) Buick Encore

For an affordable and dependable SUV solution, the Buick Encore has one of the highest ratings of the vehicles on this list. If you need to move multiple passengers comfortably and safely, you should definitely consider this automobile. 

  • Subcompact SUV
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 87/100
  • Price New: From $23,200
  • Fuel Mileage: 25 city / 30 highway

6) Toyota 4Runner

A staple among capable luxury SUVs, you cannot go wrong with the Toyota 4Runner. With high ground clearance and plenty of space, this people-mover can handle winter in the foothills and mountains, while proving to be dependable. 

  • Mid-Size SUV
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 88/100
  • Price New: From $36,120
  • Fuel Mileage: 16 city / 19 highway

7) Toyota Sienna

A high-quality minivan with excellent dependability, the Toyota Sienna is also stylish and affordable. If you have a lot of passengers, you can move them in style with this van. 

  • Minivan
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 76/100
  • Price New: From $31,640
  • Fuel Mileage: 19 city / 26 highway

8) Ford F-150

Whether you work hard, play hard, or both, the Ford F-150 ranks atop JD Power’s list for full-size pickup trucks, and among the most dependable vehicles in general. There are few names as ubiquitous to automobiles as Ford, so you can count on the F-150 to get you where you need to go without trouble.

  • Full-Size Pickup
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 88/100
  • Price New: From $28,745
  • Fuel Mileage: 21 city / 28 highway

9) Genesis G80

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis is not only stylish, but it is tied for the highest ranking on our list per JD Power. While brands like Lexus, BMW, and others might come to mind first when you think of executive sedans, you might want to give the Genesis G80 a second look. 

  • Executive Car
  • JD Power Quality and Reliability Score: 91/100
  • Price New: From $42,550
  • Fuel Mileage: 18 city / 26 highway

This is, of course, just a sample of the vehicles on the road you can trust the most. There are reliable and dependable vehicles that are not on this list as well. We would be happy to give you advice on your personal automobile needs; however, it is important to keep in mind that every vehicle requires routine maintenance. Your tires, oil and fluids, suspension and brakes, and every other component needs to be tended to regularly; otherwise, even the most dependable vehicles will fail to get you from "Point A" to "Point B". 

If you need more information about reliable vehicles, routine maintenance, and how we can help, give us a call at Jody's Automotive. Our skilled technicians can help you get the most out of your automobile, so you can keep moving. Whether you live in Jonesville or Elkin, or you are traveling through on I-77, contact us or bring your car by the shop for repairs and maintenance.