One of the most reliable survey is based from Consumer Report. They have shown their top 10 most reliable car as Japanese carmaker dominance in top list. The finding are based from Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Auto Survey which was conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. It’s based on subscribers experience with 1.1 million vehicle.
They use pool of data to compile reliability histories and predict how well new cars that are currently on sale will hold up.
Here are the list :-
Top 10 Car Reliability
Video Top 10 Car Reliability by Consumer Reports
It show that Lexus, Toyota and Acura on the top three sports.