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Old 22nd June 2008, 11:24   #16
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ajmat : Most Reliable:
Large car: Honda Civic Hybrid

Least Reliable:
Supermini: Fiat Grande Punto
Mini MPV: Suzuki SX4
Medium car: Honda Civic/Citroen C4
Large car: VW Passat/Citroen C5
Surprise, Surprise. Hope this is not an indication of things to come for the GP.

Honda Civic, SX-4, & Passat. So what happens to these cars by the time they reach our roads (manufacturing wise - not launch wise, they are already launched). Why is it that the same views are not shared in India ?
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Sankar : Suzuki SX4 is a mini MPV???! I'm surprised.
Sankar, you do know we dont follow international classifications. They super-size their cars, We super-size our classifications.
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abhiram7912 : actually normal civic sold in civic is a hatchback so classified as medium car and the hybrid is the same hybrid we get in india and is classified large because of more legroom than the civic hatch back
Hatch-back or Medium ? And Medium or Large ? What's it ?

So what's a "normal" civic ? And legroom is not the only criteria for classifying a car as a big car. Pls re-check the basis of your classifications.
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why is hyundai not in the list and they have honda civic instead in the least reliable list?

is hyundai better
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Honda topped the chart with a reliability index rating of 85%. And while Honda came out on top, the Swindon-made Honda Civic fell well short of the brand's high standards, coming joint-bottom in the medium cars' reliability table.

Interesting, only the UK made Honda failed to impress, while the other Japanese Hondas topped the charts.

This makes the Euro Civic, slower and less reliable than the Jap Civic, it prob sells only bcoz of it's looks.

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I never follow any survey information on results cause they are seriously biased and their list of good and weak performers is quite absurd.

For a comman man buying a car the focus should be more towards engine mechanicals & electricals reliability, safety features, maintenance intervals and some form of good looks.

If these are the features to be focussed during a survey then Toyota, Nissan, Honda will be at the top.
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I never follow any survey information on results cause they are seriously biased and their list of good and weak performers is quite absurd.

For a comman man buying a car the focus should be more towards engine mechanicals & electricals reliability, safety features, maintenance intervals and some form of good looks.

If these are the features to be focussed during a survey then Toyota, Nissan, Honda will be at the top.

, you forgot to mention pricing and overall VFM factor
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The 100 most reliable cars of the last decade (in order)

In these pages we focus on design, breakthroughs, enabling technologies and concepts and it's rare that we look at product that has been in the marketplace for some time, much less second-hand product. But when we saw what UK company automotive warranty company was up to, we know you'll agree that it's worth a mention. As a privately owned insurance intermediary, the firm collects lots of data about warranty issues - something you'll never find out from the only other people who have access to the information (the manufacturers). In a very clever move, it has taken this secondary data and produced a reliability index - an independent comparison of frequency of failure across the 55,000 vehicles it insures. Read on for a list of the 100 most reliable used cars over the past decade. And before you take a peek, have a guess at where the best Japanese, German, Swedish, British, Korean and French-built cars will rank. You won't even come close!

Firstly, the company is Warranty Direct, and their reliability index can be found here. Secondly, congratulations to the Honda Accord which ranked at number one, and to Honda, Nissan and Toyota who all managed two cars in the top 10. Thirdly, congratulations to the Japanese automotive industry which supplied every car in the Top 10, and an amazing 16 of the Top 20. The highest placed non-Japanese model was the British built Jaguar X-Type in 13th with the mighty German automotive industry first appearing at number 25.

Volvo's S/V40 was the highest placed Swedish manufacturer in 15th, with the nation's most popular manufacturer, Ford, delivering its best ranked model, the Ka, in 22nd. Hyundai's Lantra was the pick of the Koreans and the Citroen Xsara was the best-placed French model at number 26.

And a very special mention to Toyota - Toyota has an ambition to become the world's largest motor company and on the results of this survey, it fully deserves to get there. It scored as well as any other manufacturer in the top ten cars with two contenders, but also took eleventh spot with the Lexus IS 200, fourteenth with the Landcruiser, 19th with the Carina E, and 21st with the Lexus 400 - six cars in the top 21 represents a fantastic effort but a look down the list confirms what we'd always suspected - they have been building the most reliable cars for a long time - long product lines such as the Celica and Corolla are also there. Those cars have been produced for 30 years in vast numbers - it's not just one very reliable model here and there - .

"Obviously reliability is not the main reason why someone might choose one model over another, but it is still an important consideration for the majority," says Duncan McClure Fisher of Warranty Direct. "However, used car buyers are considerably more cautious. Japanese models may not be the most charismatic but you're unlikely to spend a great deal of money and time in the garage keeping it on the road."

Just a note to ensure fairness - cars with extended warranties are unlikely to appear on this list, for obvious reasons. As some manufacturers offer such schemes across the range, they will also be under-represented.

The 10 most reliable cars according to Warranty Direct:

1.. Honda Accord - A classy package, well put together and feels more special than the average family car. Superb engines and value for money.
2.. Subaru Forester - Not quite an off roader, much more than an estate with a sporty edge, making it the perfect combination. Great all round buy.
3.. Mazda MX-5 - Blueprint for the modern roadster with sweet handling and engines to match. Extremely easy to live with.
4.. Mitsubishi Carisma - Despite the name, not that interesting to look at or drive, but that's not the point. Here is a no-nonsense hatchback that won't let you down.
5.. Toyota Yaris - Superminis don't come better. Bags of room and perky engines. Probably the best small car buy.
6.. Honda Civic - Solid build quality and good engines are just part of the appeal, the Civic is one of the most spacious small cars around. Great value.
7.. Nissan Almera - A dull package, but that's no reason to dismiss the Almera which is practical and perfect for the smaller family who need a big boot and utter reliability.
8.. Honda CR-V - Proof that you don't need an XXXL 4x4. Here is a four-wheel drive estate that is flexible, easy to drive and own.
9.. Toyota RAV4 - So few four-wheel drives are fun to drive. This car is suitably sporty, but very practical. Expensive used buy but worth it.
10.. Nissan Micra - The driving school favourite. Tough, fairly roomy, but with its light controls is easy to steer around town.
The Warranty Direct Top 100 Most Reliable Used Cars Of The Past Decade
1.. Honda Accord
2.. Subaru Forester
3.. Mazda MX-5
4.. Mitsubishi Carisma
5.. Toyota Yaris
6.. Honda Civic
7.. Nissan Almera
8.. Honda CR-V
9.. Toyota RAV4
10.. Nissan Micra
11.. Lexus IS 200
12.. Mazda 626
13.. Jaguar X-Type
14.. Toyota Landcruiser
15.. Volvo S/V40
16.. MINI (BMW)
17.. Suzuki Vitara
18.. Mazda 323
19.. Toyota Carina E
20.. Saab 9-5
21.. Lexus LS400
22.. Ford Ka
23.. Rover 45
24.. Hyundai Lantra
25.. Mercedes SLK
26.. Citroen Xsara
27.. Ford Cougar
28.. Subaru Impreza
29.. Skoda Octavia
30.. Audi A4
31.. Nissan Primera
32.. Toyota Avensis
33.. Volvo 850
34.. Vauxhall Corsa
35.. Seat Toledo
36.. Volkswagen Golf
37.. Daewoo Lanos
38.. Fiat Brava
39.. Hyundai Coupe
40.. Mitsubishi Shogun
41.. Rover 25
42.. Mercedes CLK
43.. Fiat Marea
44.. Ford Focus
45.. Peugeot 106
46.. MG MG TF
47.. BMW Z3
48.. Hyundai Accent
49.. Volkswagen Polo
50.. Fiat Punto
51.. Vauxhall Zafira
52.. Mercedes C-class
53.. Volvo S60
54.. Toyota MR2
55.. Mazda Xedos 6
56.. Ford Puma
57.. Vauxhall Astra
58.. Vauxhall Omega
59.. Chrysler Neon
60.. Audi A2
61.. Ford Fiesta
62.. Ford Mondeo
63.. Vauxhall Corsa
64.. Citroen Saxo
65.. BMW 3 Series
66.. Vauxhall Vectra
67.. Isuzu Trooper
68.. Mercedes M-Class
69.. Subaru Legacy
70.. Rover 400
71.. Fiat Ulysse
72.. Mercedes E-Class
73.. Renault Clio
74.. Toyota Celica
75.. Peugeot 306
76.. Peugeot 406
77.. Volvo S70
78.. Rover 75
79.. Daewoo Matiz
80.. Peugeot 206
81.. Mazda MX-3
82.. Vauxhall Tigra
83.. Seat Ibiza
84.. Peugeot 106
85.. Renault Megane
86.. Peugeot 406
87.. Saab 9-3
88.. Audi A3
89.. BMW X5
90.. Mercedes S-class
91.. Toyota Corolla
92.. Seat Alhambra
93.. BMW 5-series
94.. Daewoo Nubira
95.. Alfa Romeo 145
96.. Saab 900
97.. Mazda MX-6
98.. Jaguar S-Type
99.. Daewoo Leganza
100.. Porsche Boxster
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I've always had a Toyota/Lexus (Lexus is essentially a re-badged Toyota sold as a premium brand) with no reliability problems. The longest I've ever had a Toyota was the Toyota Avalon 2000, which served for a whole decade before being replaced by the Lexus ES350. The Lexus ES350 shares a platform with the Toyota Camry and speaks about the reliability that it has to offer. Toyota Camry is popular as a taxi and has been known to run well even after 250,000km.
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Toyota most valuable auto brand worldwide, again!

Toyota remains the most valuable automotive brand worldwide, followed by Mercedes-Benz and BMW, in a new survey of the 100 most valuable brands.


http://www.autonews.com/article/2013...#axzz2gQklxtCA
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Japense dominate the list of the most reliable cars in UK. Honda and Suzuki tops the list.

Here is the top 10 :
1 Honda

2 Suzuki

3 Toyota

4= Chevrolet

4= Mazda

6 Ford

7 Lexus

8 Skoda

9= Hyundai

9= Nissan

9= Subaru

http://autonetmagz.net/honda-suzuki-...s-in-uk/14494/
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The Most Reliable Car According To Consumer Reports!


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With a survey of more than 740,000 cars and the help of their subscribers, the newest ranking already released. The result is top 5 the most reliable brand based on CR survey as Toyota, Lexus, Audi, Mazda, and Subaru.

Other interesting things is, when we look at the lower ranks, the Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) brands are still at the lower rank, both in the What Car? and CR survey
Most Reliable Cars!!!-reliabiltystudytableconsumerreports2015630x1137.jpg

http://autonetmagz.net/here-are-the-...reports/20176/
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