Tesla falls to No. 23 in Consumer Reports ranking after design changes


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Tesla Inc. sank toward the bottom of Consumer Reports’ down by poorly received design changes and reliability problems.

The electric-car maker placed No. 23 out of 32 brands on the 2021 list, down seven spots from the year before

The S and X models represent a small portion of Tesla’s overall output.

Tesla delivered 24,980 Model S sedans and Model X SUVs in 2021, compared with 911,242 Model 3 sedans and Model Y SUVs.

The Model 3 remains the only Tesla vehicle that Consumer Reports recommends

Tesla’s Model 3 was also beaten out as the “top pick” for 2022 in the electric-vehicle category by Ford Motor Co.’s Mustang Mach-E.

Considering Mustang Mach-E is also very sporty, plus it's more practical and easier to live with gets two extra points.

The survey also awarded Ford for overall score "because its BlueCruise active driving assistance system.

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