Best and worst older convertibles for reliability

The summer is finally on the way and what better way to celebrate than to get behind the wheel of a convertible? You won't look cool sitting at the roadside in a broken down car, though. So, to h...

1. Best and worst older convertibles for reliability
Best older cabriolets for reliability
Porsche Boxster
Porsche Boxster interior
Used Mercedes-Benz SLK
Used Mercedes-Benz SLK
Saab 9-3 Cabriolet
Saab 9-3 Cabriolet interior
Audi A3 Cabriolet
Audi A3 Cabriolet
BMW Z4
BMW Z4
Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe
Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe
Mercedes-Benz SLK (2004-2011)
Mercedes-Benz SLK (2004-2011)
Mazda MX-5 (2005-2015)
Mazda MX-5 (2005-2015)
Volkswagen Eos Coupe Cabriolet
Volkswagen Eos Coupe Cabriolet
Used Mini convertible
Used Mini convertbile
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In spite of the weather we Brits love our convertibles. They're the perfect partner for blasting along country lanes in the sunshine. They're supposed to be a joy to live with, though, so they need to be dependable, too.

Choose a good secondhand cabriolet and it should provide you with fault-free driving and few repair bills, but the worst could leave you without wheels for more than a week and landed with a repair bill of more than £1500.

To help you choose the most durable convertible, we asked more than 14,200 people to tell us about any faults their cars had suffered during the past 12 months, how long the problem had kept the car off the road for and how much they'd had to pay to get it fixed.

The results of our reliability survey can help you identify the most and least durable convertibles aged four to 10 years old.

Read the full reliability survey results for convertible cars aged 0-3yrs

Tell us how reliable your car is and you could win £250

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