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Top features motorists want in a car

Hyundai Kona gizmos

New research has revealed that most in-demand options motorists would like in their next car. Air conditioning, parking sensors, electric windows and sat nav are among the Top 20 favourites in the list, according to the study by Hyundai. Air conditioning Parking sensors Electric windows Sat nav Spacious boot Digital …

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Top 10 most reliable popular hatchbacks

Volkswagen Polo

The evergreen Volkswagen Polo is crowned the most reliable of the bestselling hatchbacks. Despite being the sixth most popular hatch of 2017, it was No 1 for dependability, spending just 1.46 hours off the road for repairs, which cost an average of just £184. The data comes from car warranty …

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Top five reasons why Brits buy new cars

Mini forecourt

One in five people now change their car because they’re bored with their current vehicle, claims new research. The survey also revealed that finances are a big factor when it comes to deciding on a new car, with 43% switching as a result of sky high repair bills. Car leasing …

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Japanese car brands dominate reliability survey

Reliability - Mitsubishi Outlander

The reputation of Japanese car manufacturers for reliability is as strong as ever, according to the results of the latest What Car? survey. The study of more than 14,000 vehicles aged 0-3 years revealed that, of the 10 most reliable brands, an impressive six were Japanese brands, with Lexus at …

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Skoda tops UK vehicle dependability survey

Skoda tops JD Power dependability survey

Skoda owners experience the fewest problems of any car brand, according to the latest JD Power 2016 UK Vehicle Dependability Study. The Czech manufacturer has topped the table two years running, with two models heading their sector for quality and reliability in 2016. The Fabia was ranked he most dependable …

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Britain’s most reliable car brands

Honda Civic Type R

The car brands motorists think are the most reliable, often aren’t, according to new research. WarrantyWise.co.uk asked more than 750 people what they thought were the most reliable manufacturers in the UK, and the results indicate that there’s often a gap between perceptions and hard data. For instance, UK buyers …

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Britain’s most reliable cars

Toyota Aygo

Japanese and Korean brands dominate prestigious UK car reliability study. According to the exclusive data provided to Auto Express by leading warranty provider, Warrantywise, Toyota topped the rankings for dependability. Each car manufacturer was ranked by a dependability factor, based on the number of reported faults or breakdowns, with a …

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Britain’s most satisfying car makers revealed

Lexus IS

Lexus tops list of Britain’s favourite manufacturers to buy cars from in Driver Power customer satisfaction survey. Toyota’s premium brand, which was also No 1 in 2013, also headed this year’s Auto Express Driver Power Top 200 cars with the Mk3 Lexus IS. More than 61,000 motorists had their say in …

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Britain’s most reliable cars

Honda Civic

Honda is the most reliable used car manufacturer in the UK for the ninth consecutive year, according to research by What Car? and Warranty Direct. The Japanese manufacturer topped the annual survey of 37 manufacturers, which analyses 50,000 live Warranty Direct policies on cars aged three to eight years old. …

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Europe most (and least) reliable cars

Vauxhall Agila

British and French brands produce Europe’s most reliable cars, according to the latest research. Vauxhall topped the Warranty Direct’s Reliability Index table with its tiny Agila – the most reliable European-badged car on the road. French manufacturers, Peugeot and Citroen completed the top three, with their similarly small 107 and …

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