Owners also ranked Tesla's Model S tops in a satisfaction survey.
"Average" didn't seem to please Tesla.
Plus, it costs a lot less.
Automatic braking currently only works at speeds up to 28 miles per hour.
Brake upgrade was promised as standard equipment
Consumer Reports recaps its lowest rated models for 2017, with products from Mitsubishi, Toyota, Dodge, Cadillac, and Land Rover.
Audi tops Consumer Reports' annual list of top automaker brands, while Tesla finishes eighth overall, first among the domestics.
Those falcon-wing doors are still a problem for the electric SUV.
The publication has called on Tesla to remove Autosteer and relabel Autopilot in the wake of the recent accidents.
Consumer Reports can't recommend the Chrysler 200, and FCA boss Sergio Marchionne says that's because design 'dummies' favored design over functionality.
When searching for a new or used vehicle to purchase, safety plays a major part in the decision.
No surprise, but Elon Musk isn't keeping quiet following Consumer Reports damning report about the Model S' reliability.
Consumer Reports finds reliability of the Tesla Model S to be even worse than last year in the magazine's latest survey among 1,400 owners. Squeaks are a common complaint, but there are bigger issues, too.
The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D did so well in Consumer Reports' test that the EV actually broke the ratings system. It was the highest-rated car CR has ever tested.