Ranked: the most and least reliable older cars
On a tight budget and looking to buy an older car? These are the brands to go to and the ones that are probably best avoided...
What Car? recently published its annual Reliability Survey, focusing on models between one and three years old.
In this feature, we’re publishing the data on cars over four years old. Reliability data for older models is arguably even more important, because cars tend to be out of manufacturer warranty and their increasing age can inevitably lead to wear and tear related issues, as well as a higher risk of equipment failure.
Here’s the results, with the most reliable brands at the start, and the least at the end: