10 Vehicles With Major Engine Problems Published on June 1, 2020 in Top 10 by Guillaume Rivard Engine problems are by far some of the most frustrating and expensive for car owners. Sometimes it’s so bad that the engine needs to be rebuilt or replaced altogether. U.S. magazine Consumer Reports knows quite a few things about vehicle issues and reliability. It recently published a list of 10 models reported to have the most severe engine problems based on frequency and cost.Also: 10 Best Vehicles of 2020 According to Consumer ReportsAlso: Top 10 Least Reliable 2020 Models According to Consumer Reports You’ll find them here in rank order, ending with the one with the highest problem rate. For each vehicle, the typical model years and mileage range where the problems most occur are identified along with suggestions of comparable models with more reliable engines.