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The Most Reliable Car Brand in the UK is . . .


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The Most Reliable Car Brand in the UK is . . .

It might surprise some given it has not always enjoyed a great reputation in the past but Skoda has been named the most reliable car brand in the UK according to a new survey.

To have owned a Skoda a few years would have been almost embarrassing such was the car’s apparent poor workmanship.

But the Czech Republic manufacturer has beaten prestige brands such as Mercedes-Benz and BMW as building a more reliable car reported the 2016 JD Power vehicle survey.

It said that more expensive vehicles such as Land Rover and Audi were much more likely to break down than Skoda, Kia or Vauxhall.

The survey found that because high-end models were fitted with the latest technology, this tended to be less dependable and caused problems when it malfunctioned.

Researchers named Skoda as the most reliable with a rating of 66 problems per 100 cars. This is compared to 97 problems per 100 vehicles for rock-bottom Land Rover.

Five of the top 10 problems with new cars related to technology, with common issues such as faulty navigation systems, bad radio reception and poor voice-recognition systems.

Suzuki was runner-up in the survey, followed by Kia, Vauxhall, Peugeot and Volkswagen.

Skoda, which was founded in 1895 as a state-owned car company during the Communist years, however, cannot claim all the credit. The company was taken over by Volkswagen in 2000 and since then the models have become more reliable.

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