A What Car? survey has revealed British workers are still tops for building cars with long-term reliability – half of the cars in the top-10 of the most reliable are British built.
The survey of 111 models, carried out in association with Warranty Direct, revealed that Japanese manufacturers top the charts with Honda at the number one position, closely followed by Lexus, the luxury arm of Toyota.
Congratulations are due to the thousands of British workers responsible for building some of the most reliable cars on our roads today. The Honda Accord, which topped the survey, was built here until 2002 and the previous model Honda Civic, which finished runner up, was also constructed in the UK.
Other British-built cars in the top 10 are the Nissan Micra in fifth and the Jaguar X-type in seventh. The Oxfordshire-built Mini is ranked eighth in the survey.
38,000 vehicles were surveyed with an average age of 4.9 years.
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