When you say “luxury cars”, your mind wanders at exceptional and even experimental designs, rare models, exclusive brands, luxury prices, and speeds beyond belief. Luxury cars come with style, grace, impeccable reputation, an unparalleled attraction, and sometimes many eccentricities. Today, we will shift our perspective from top speeds and gold fittings to luxurious reliability. We are here to see some of the most reliable luxury cars.
Names like Bugatti, Koenigsegg, Ferrari, Maserati, Porche or Jaguar come to mind. However, we are somehow set to think that luxury cars are sports cars packing wild horses under their hoods. On the other hand, our top ten most reliable luxury cars are the epitome of sophisticated elegance, classiness, stability, power, comfort, and safety. Buckle up, because we will take a slow, smooth ride today, looking at some most reliable luxury car brands of recent years.
1. Tesla Model S
The first contender in our most reliable luxury cars 2017 edition is Tesla Model S. You know that if something gets out of Elon Musk’s hands, that something is the best money can buy. Tesla Model S brings the best of both worlds when it comes to exclusivist travels. It is a luxury sports car blended in one of the most spacious, safe, and reliable family sedans in existence.
According to officials and experts, Tesla Model S (2017) got a performance score of 9.3/10. Do not forget this is an electric car. It proved repeatedly that it can travel many miles on a single charge and it is a symbol of clean and comfortable luxury vehicle. Tesla’s exclusive Supercharger network and an in-home charger are just some of the benefits of this glorious car.
2. Genesis G90
This is a newer brand of luxury cars. Its parent is Hyundai, a brand name that needs no introduction when it comes to exclusivist car rides. You can safely affirm that Genesis G90 is a newcomer in the world of luxury large cars class. While some consider it a full redesign of the older and more famous Hyundai Equus, the Genesis G90 is not by any means a mere spin-off. It comes with an impressive size, excellent fittings, finish, and design elements on the inside.
It also comes with everything technology has to offer best in terms of hi-tech reliability. Think about it this way: it comes to almost all available safety features available today. It will be hard for you to find a missing piece of the reliability puzzle. Its overall performance score is 9.1/10. If you want to hear it roar, keep in mind it comes with a 365-horsepower twin-turbocharged V6 engine, enough for any power cars aficionados.
3. Aston Martin Rapide S
Luxury four-door cars are usually serene, sumptuous, serious, and super-priced. Let an Aston Martin Rapide S change everything you knew about cars, reliability and sexy classiness. They shaped it like a fighter-jet canopy. It packs a 5.9-liter V-12 that sends 550 HP to an eight-speed automatic. It is not a limousine; it is a beast.
It is big, bold, and safe as professionals define top-of-the-line safety these days. The only drawback of the car is that it does not allow too much headspace in the back, despite its impressive size. It is not a family car, but then again, when was Aston Martin such a thing?
4. The Porsche Boxster
If you are going to ride this ferocious beast, you need to be sure it is safe and reliable. The Porsche Boxster is arguably the most sought-after luxury sports car in recent history. However, the two-seat roadster does not come only with a superb silhouette, impressive power, and world-class driving dynamics. This seductive car also comes with a 9.3/10 performance score.
You need to tame the two turbocharged four-cylinder engines and the six-speed manual transmission, but other than that, you are good to go. When you say “Porsche,” you say high-class, so you should not worry about the car’s reliability. Besides the standard features and the entirety of available built-in safety measures, you will also enjoy this beauty’s interior as well.
5. Mercedes-Benz S-Class
This car is on every possible list of most reliable luxury cars of all times or of 2017. It is also on every list of possible safety, comfort, and class lists as well. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class falls in the category of super luxury cars and one of the most expensive cars in its class to date. You will spend your money wisely. This car gives you everything you want from a car, a fighter jet, a five stars hotel, and a nuclear bunker.
The hi-tech features make the ride smooth, elegant, and powerful. Do not let the size fool you. The 449 horsepower with its V8 engine says everything you need to know in terms of power and speed. This is a robust car, just as monuments should be. It is a monument from all points of view. Moreover, it is a statement of refinement few others can match.
6. BMW X6
What do you want from a car? Looks, speed, safety? Is it an aggressive silhouette and roaring horsepower you are looking for? How about a vehicle that blends in the feisty behavior of sports car with the elegant stability of a galleon? The BMW X6 SUV is the definition of reliable luxury cars. Everything about it revolves around performance and safety.
Handling is impressive for the massive piece of art that this car is. While passenger and cargo space is a tad limited, this posh ride will please you in every way possible. It is versatile enough to carry you to your exclusivist business meeting and to your nearest mountain climbing resort so you can blow some steam off at the end of the week.
7. Infiniti QX80
This is not an SUV for the ones worried about fuel economy. This monstrous beauty packs a lot of power, making it a very interesting drive to experience once in a lifetime. Its size and stability may fool you at a first glance, but rest assured the Infinity QX80 is a story to tell to others. With enough cargo space, an interior that made the critics tear with joy, the elegant figure, and the high-tech features are all exquisite selling points.
How about making an entrance in Courchevel in this beauty next time you visit the famous luxury resort?
8. Audi A7
You probably own one or are about to. There is no question in anybody’s mind that the Audi A7 is synonym with large luxury class. The A7 was a finalist for 2017 Best Large Luxury Car for Families award. You may not associate luxury cars with driving the kids to school, but you should in this case. Factor in spacious, comfortable interior, generous cargo space, powerful Audi engine that does not disappoint, and some of the highest ratings in reliability and you will get this car.
You can also expect a good fuel economy for all those drives you are about to take at rush hour. The all-wheel drive and a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine generating 333 horsepower is a dream came true if you want to unleash it on open roads. A lot of value for your money, the Audi A7 also delivers a luxurious interior, plenty of benefits, hi-tech features and the brands time-tested attention to detail.
9. Porsche Panamera
If you want to turn heads, make a statement of powerful and classy opulence, and eight different possible configurations, then the Porsche Panamera is the car for you. It shares the category of super luxury cars with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, sporting a 9.4 performance score.
Specialists rated it at 4.5 out of 5 points in reliability as well. This is not a family car as far as we can tell. It is a piece of jewelry you should take out on the road when you need an exclusivist means of transportation. Stroll down the boulevard to reach your six stars hotel in this vehicle. The hi-tech inside will make your heart sing. This car is agile, easy to handle, smooth to drive, safe to take for a speed drive on an open road.
It has everything you want from a power super luxury car and then some. If you want the top-line Turbo configuration, the twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 with 550-horsepower is a deal maker.
10. Lexus ES
Nobody can omit Lexus on a list of the most reliable luxury car brands in the world. The 2017 Lexus ES is a luxury cruiser you can take safely and elegantly to work every single day. The car won the 2017 Best Luxury Midsize Car for the Money award. The 3.5-liter V6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission will take you everywhere. However, it is the space, comfort, technological features, and overall safety of this car that won the critics’ hearts.
It is not a galleon. You may not feel you are leading a war ship into the conquering of new territories. Nevertheless, historically speaking, Lexus is one of the few luxury car brands that got a perfect 5 score in reliability. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the 2017 ES a Top Safety Pick+. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2017 Lexus ES a five-star score for overall everything.
Shifting Gears towards the Conclusion
These are our top picks for the most reliable luxury cars of the year so far. Do you agree with our list? Are there any other luxury cars you would like to add?