Consumer Reports ranks new car reliability

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WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- The results are in for Consumer Reports annual car reliability survey.

And the 2014 Subaru Forester takes the top spot as the most reliable new car you can buy.

Lexus, Toyota and Acura, all Japanese brands, took the top three spots.

The survey also revealed something new this year.

"European and American manufacturers have moved up in the rankings.  They're giving the Japanese automakers some tough competition," says Rik Paul.

Audio came in fourth as the most reliable European brand.  Volvo jumped to number seven.  GMC, in ninth place, is the top American brand.

But, the news for Ford was not good.  It was near the bottom of the new-car reliability rankings.

And at the very bottom of Consumer Reports survey, cars from Mini which ad the most problems.

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