He was answering in response to the below.
Tesla as a brand has generally not done real well in terms of reliability and it doesn't help that he X is a disaster. Look at the rankings
2019: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/14/consume ... roves.html
2018: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/24/tesla-r ... -says.html
2017: last page of https://www.autonews.com/assets/PDF/CA1126931019.PDF from https://jalopnik.com/heres-how-car-bran ... 1819690101.
2016: https://www.consumerreports.org/media-r ... ty_survey/ - don't have the table handy but it says
In order for johnlocke's statements to be true, Tesla would need to have be above average on an a consistent basis. If he replaced Teslas with Toyotas or Lexuses, the statement would be true.Consumer Reports requires at least two models with sufficient data in order to be included in its brand reliability rankings. With the introduction of the new Model X SUV, Tesla is now included and is ranked toward the bottom, at 25th. The Model X launched with abundant problems, including frequent malfunctions of the falcon-wing doors, water leaks, and infotainment and climate-control system problems. The Model S gained ground this year, improving to average reliability.
CR's reliability results are from responses to surveys of vehicle owner's/lessees.
That said, reliability aside, Teslas do have numerous advantages over Leaf along with numerous disadvantages.