Tesla It is the least trusted car brand in terms of number of breakdowns for the 52,430 European drivers who voted in a survey conducted by the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) in Belgium along with four other European unions. France, Italy and Portugal.
In the ranking of 36 brands, the North American car company appears last with 60 points out of a possible 100. Tesla is followed Alfa Romeo You land Rover, respectively, with 64 digits; and Jaguar, with 68 points.
The list, prepared by consumer organizations, collects the opinions of European drivers with their cars, thus revealing the most reliable make and model, or what’s more, those with fewer breakdowns and milder nature, than those obtained by accident. except.
The good results in reliability, published in June’s Compra Maestra magazine, fall once again on Japanese and Korean manufacturers, who hold seven of the top ten positions. Lexus (95), subaru (93) y Toyota (91).
European manufacturers stand out seat You Dekiakoda, with 85 points, and koda, with 84 points.
By engine type, the models with the lowest breakdown are non-plug-in hybrid cars. In fact, there are up to ten models above a reliability score of 95 out of 100. According to the report, gas engines (LPG or CNG) as well as electric ones still do not have such a wide range of fail-safe cars.
However, of the 523 car versions surveyed, the most reliable model is the diesel one: the Volkswagen T-Roc 1600 Diesel (2017 Edition). Two hybrids follow, namely the Toyota Corolla 2000 Hybrid Gasoline (2018 edition) and the Lexus IS 2500 Hybrid Gasoline (2013 edition). In line, the Renault Espace 1600 diesel (2015 version) and the Opel Astra 1500 d (2015 version).
The survey also reveals how much a driver spends on car maintenance when taken to an official workshop. The differences are undoubtedly significant: more than 300 euros per year for those owning a Mercedes-Benz, Audi or Volvo vehicle, compared to a cost between 114 and 150 euros per year for motorists of the Hyundai, Dacia and Renault brands. Similarly, the most common failures are electrical (17%), followed by those affecting the braking system (13%).
The Most (and Least) Trusted Brands for European Drivers