Least reliable used cars with more than 60,000 miles
Should you buy a high-mileage car, or are you simply taking on someone else's problem child? We reveal the most reliable higher-mileage choices and the models to avoid...
3. Volvo XC60 2008-2017
What Car? Reliability Rating 39.3%
Almost 26% of XC60s suffered a fault, with owners reporting the most issues concerning engine and non-engine electrics, the exhaust system and the suspension. Virtually all cars could still be driven, but while some were fixed under warranty, others racked up bills exceeding £1500.
2. Nissan Qashqai diesel 2007-2013
What Car? Reliability Rating 30.9%
Fewer Qashqai diesel owners reported faults (24%), but the problem areas included the brakes, engine, exhaust, fuel system, gearbox, suspension, wheels and air conditioning system. Two thirds of cars remained driveable, but some repair bills topped £1500.
1. Volkswagen Passat 2011-2015
What Car? Reliability Rating 16.6%
A shocking 42% of Passats suffered a fault, according to owners, with non-engine electrics the biggest gripe, followed by the brakes and engine. Around a third of cars were rendered undriveable and some owners were faced with bills of up to £1000.
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|Top 10 most reliable cars with more than 60,000 miles||Reliability Rating|
|1. Ford Fiesta petrol 2008-2017||89.9%|
|2. Honda Civic diesel 2006-2012||89.8%|
|3. Ford Focus diesel 2011-2018||89.6%|
|4. Toyota Avensis 2003-2009||89.5%|
|5. BMW 3 Series 2012-2018||88.7%|
|6. Skoda Octavia diesel 2004-2013||85.3%|
|7. Honda Civic petrol 2006-2012||83.7%|
|8. Kia Cee'd 2007-2012||83.6%|
|9. Toyota Avensis 2009-2015||82.3%|
|10. Toyota RAV4 2006-2013||81.9%|
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