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Old 2nd December 2005, 10:56   #1
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Here are the results from this years survey.

2005

Top 10

1: Honda S2000
2: Lexus IS200/300
3: Lexus RX300
4: Skoda Superb
5: Skoda Octavia
6: Honda Jazz
7: Honda Accord
8: Subaru Legacy
9: Skoda Fabia
10: Subaru Forester

Bottom 10

150: Citroën Xsara
151: Peugeot 206
152: Renault Mégane (Nov '02 on)
153: Rover 25
154: Fiat Stilo
155: Mercedes M-Class
156: Renault Laguna
157: Renault Espace
158: Peugeot 307
159: Peugeot 807

And here are the results from the previous 2 years

2004

Top 10

1: Honda S2000 - 94.0
2: Jaguar XJ series - 93.6
3: Lexus IS 200 - 93.1
4: Honda Jazz - 92.2
5: Skoda Octavia - 91.7
6: Toyota Yaris - 90.6
7: Toyota RAV4 (New) - 90.4
8: Mazda 6 - 90.2
9: Skoda Fabia - 90.1
10: Honda CR-V - 88.9

Bottom 10

133: Fiat Stilo - 73.7
134: Renault Megane - 73.6
135: Citroen Xsara - 73.5
136: Peugeot 206 - 73.5
137: Citroen Saxo - 73.4
138: Fiat Bravo - 70.7
139: Renault Espace - 70.6
140: Renault Laguna - 70.3
141: Peugeot 307 - 69.8
142: Mercedes M-Class - 69.8

2003

Top 10

1: Jaguar XJ Series - 90.9
2: Toyota Yaris - 90.5
3: Skoda Octavia - 90.4
4: Lexus IS200 - 90.2
5: Honda S2000 - 89.8
6: Mazda MX-5 - 88.9
7: Toyota Celica (new) - 88.4
8: BMW Z3 - 88.3
9: Mazda 323 - 88.1
10: Subaru Legacy - 88.1

Bottom 10

128: Citroen Saxo - 73.2
129: Ford Galaxy - 73.1
130: Land Rover Freelander - 73.1
131: Alfa Romeo 156 - 72.9
132: Fiat Punto (new) - 72.5
133: Mercedes M-Class - 69.6
134: Renault Laguna (new) - 68.9
135: Peugeot 307 - 68.7
136: Renault Espace - 68.2
137: Volkswagen Sharan - 67.1

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Interestingly, in all of the surveys, 7 out of the top 10 cars come from Japan.

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Interestingly, in all of the surveys, 7 out of the top 10 cars come from Japan.
And no asian car in the bottom 10, what would JC say about this?
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Interesting results these. The M Class as always finds its place in the bottom 10. The Octavia ahead of the Accord now thats something. Good to see three Skodas in the top 10 along side the 3 Hondas
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And no asian car in the bottom 10, what would JC say about this?
LOL, and to think that all those 76,000 survey entries were from UK.

People of UK vs Jeremy Clarckson? Absolutely!!!

If Jeremy was to vote on his own, the top ten would start with Aston or a Jag. The Bottom 10 would comprise of everything from the "Pacific Rim".

That said, he was pretty pleased to see the S2000 on top again.

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3 Honda cars in the Top 10!

Has Honda finally managed to catch up with Toyota in terms of reliability?
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I believe 10 out of the bottom 13 are French cars. Clarkson's said something like this, ".... whether the car you've bought is good or French." Personally, I'm sad to see the Jag XJ move down the charts. Still, it's managed to top all its rivals.
One thing is clearly proven here. Japanese technology, reliability and quality is second to none. It's not going to take long for Toyota to become the largest car manufacturer in the world.
It's also nice to see one time clowns, Skoda steadily climb up the charts over the years.

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People have trust in names like Honda and Toyota. They are built to last long and maintenance of these vehicle is low as compared to American vehicles !
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Renault and Puegeot sell a lot of cars in UK inspite of being down in the list all the time.....Hmmmmm
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Wow, look at Mitsubishi - 24th place!!! The best they could do was 74th, with the "Mitsubishi Carisma". Not all Jap companies are doin well, are they?

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Apart from Mitsubishi, you'll find few Nissans and Suzukis down there.
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Glad to see all the three Skodas right up there with the best . Octavia and Superb even ahead of the Accord ! So the only cars in top 10 , we indians(in india) can lay our hands on is the 4th and 5th .
Wana own the best of the world ??? Go for it .... The octavia and the Superb respectively .

I Love Skodas .MUAHhhhh ....... xcuseme
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".... whether the car you've bought is good or French."
Yes he said that.

And then in T&L, in a program called "know your neighbours" where he tours around europe, one french guy asked him... you dont like french, right... and JC was like... no...no... i like french...
Was funny.
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Lexus has done exceedingly well. Two cars in top 3 positions, thats great. Surprising to see skoda in 5th place.
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