Choosing the 10 most reliable European cars is not the same as selecting the 10 most reliable cars, period. Let’s face it, Japanese companies really have the reliability thing down to a fine art. That’s no reason to ignore Europe, though.
There are exceptions, but most European marques in the United States sell luxury vehicles, usually involving plenty of up-to-the-minute technology. The more cutting-edge features a car has, the more scope there is for something to go wrong, despite all the research and development that goes on. However, build standards are so much higher than they used to be (let’s give some credit to all the car-making robots) — so here are 10 reassuring Euro rides, listed alphabetically.