Dacia produces more reliable cars than Mercedes-Benz, Audi or BMW! This is the conclusion of the latest report published by American company J.D. Power.
The study took place in the UK between November 2015 and January 2018 on a sample of 11,530 machine owners. The car reliability has to be calculated on the basis of the number of issues reported per 100 units. The smaller the score, the more reliable the vehicle is.
For data collection only cars aged between 1 and 3 were considered.
The report by J.D. Power considered 177 issues from eight different categories: outside the vehicle; driving experience; functions / controls / display / audio / communication / entertainment / navigation; chairs; heating; ventilation and air conditioning; inside the vehicle; engine and transmission.
The study authors found that Dacia car owners had identified 114 failures per 100 units on average. So, the Mioveni builder is in 13th position at the top of the brands. The score is better than builders score like Renault (122 problems / 100 cars), Toyota (134 problems / 100 cars), Mercedes-Benz (136 problems / 100 cars), Jaguar (159) of problems / 100 cars), Audi (167 problems / 100 cars) or BMW (181 problems / 100 cars).
Also, the reliability of Dacia cars is higher than the car industry average, set to 119 problems per 100 cars.
According to the figures provided by J.D. Power, Peugeot is the most reliable car manufacturer in 2019. The French brand models have achieved the best grade of all: only 77 problems per 100 cars.
The silver medal belongs to the Czechs of Skoda, whose customers reported 88 problems per 100 vehicles.
The podium is completed by Hyundai, with a score of 90 issues / 100 cars, and Nissan fourth, with 94 problems / 100 cars.
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The most reliable cars in the city: Volkswagen Up !, Hyundai i10, Peugeot 108;
The most reliable small class cars: Peugeot 208, Hyundai i20, Ford Fiesta;
The most reliable compact machines: Škoda Octavia, SEAT Leon, Ford Focus;
The most reliable concise SUVs: Volkswagen Tiguan, Peugeot 3008, Honda CR-V;
The most reliable small class SUVs: Opel / Vauxhall Mokka / Mokka X, Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke;
The most reliable middle class cars: Opel / Vauxhall Insignia, Class Mercedes-Benz C, Volkswagen Passat.
Source: JD Power