The Honda Civic has been voted the most reliable car in the UK in a survey of 840,000 cars operated by UK fleet and lease companies.
Everybody seems to have a take on what constitutes the ‘Best’ car on the road. Some want best performance, some want most economical, some want most beautiful. But one thing every car buyer wants is a reliable car, whether they’re buying a Hyundai i10 to run around town or a Bugatti Veyron to blat to the South of France.
The JD Power Survey is a good benchmark of real world feedback on the reliability of cars, and this year saw Lexus come out on top. So it’s interesting to see that Fleet News has put together a list of the Top 10 Most Reliable Cars in the UK – based on feedback from lease and contract hire companies who between them run 840,000 cars – and Lexus doesn’t feature at all (although Toyota does).
Top of the heap comes Honda with the Civic (with the Jazz in 3rd and the Accord in 4th) with BMW a close second with the 3 Series. BMW actually pipped Honda to the top of the most reliable car makers, even though it tied with Honda on points it was voted top by more companies.
It’s probably fair to say that the JD Power Survey is about overall satisfaction, rather than pure reliability. Many of the cars on the Fleet News list also feature on the JD list, but if reliability is your main aim the results should ,point you where you need to go.
Top 10 Most Reliable Cars
- Honda Civic
- BMW 3 Series
- Honda Jazz
- Honda Accord
- BMW 5 Series
- Audi A4
- Mercedes Benz C-Class
- Toyota Avensis
- Volkswagen Golf
Top 10 Most Reliable Car Manufacturers