Japanese cars give less work to the workshop

Survey conducted among 22,800 European drivers. Daihatsu, Lexus, Dacia, Honda Toyota y are the brands of vehicles that give less work to repairers. That’s at least what is shown by a survey conducted by several European consumer organizations, including OCU between 22,800 drivers in Spain, Belgium, France, Italy and Portugal.

The most reliable car is the Toyota Yaris 1.0. Six of the seven brands of cars that are less if malfunctioned are Japanese. The less reliable? Land Rover and Jeep.

How many suffered damage to your car since he bought it? This was the central question of the questionnaire, which was answered by the European owners of 22,800 vehicles and 140 different models. With it, consumer organizations as OCU determined the reliability of the cars on our roads, understood as “the probability that they have to go through the workshop with greater or lesser frequency.”

The ranking of the most reliable brands in the top positions are occupied by the Japanese insignia Daihatsu, Lexus (Toyota group) and Honda. Fourthly, the Romanian Dacia (Renault group), and then Toyota, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Hyundai, Nissan and Smart Korean appear.

The authors of the survey indicate that the vehicle brands that are the most malfunctioned all-terrain, highlighting the Jeep and Land Rover. Underline the drop reliability of Saab, the third worst among the scored when two years ago was among the most reliable.

With respect to the typology of the most frequent faults are ahead those related to electronics. 22% of drivers surveyed suffered some kind of electronic problem in general last year. And 12% even had to go through the workshop due to difficulties with the engine electronics. After the electronics, the largest number of reported faults have to do with the brake system, steering and transmission.

City Cars

The Yaris, Toyota in any of its powertrains and date of manufacture is the most reliable in its class. Here are the Honda Jazz 1.0 and 1.4 Peugeot 207. What more damage? The Renault Clio 1.2.

Small Cars

The most reliable among the compact is the Toyota Corrolla 1.4. Following are the Volkswagen Golf and Peugeot 307 1.9 1.6. What else goes through the workshop is the Renault Megane 1.6.


The less fault is the Honda Accord 2.2 D but it is closely followed by the Dacia Logan 1.5 D. The less reliable the Fiat Croma 1.9 D.


After the all-terrain, this is the segment that most damage. Nevertheless, the most reliable models are Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6, the Toyota Corolla Verso 2.0 D and 2.0 D Mercedes B 2.0 D.

Source: autoafternews.com

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