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Manufacturer Ratings

All of Warranty Direct’s 50,000 live policies are used to build up a particular manufacturer’s ratings into one figure that should expose whether cars from this stable are generally reliable - or maybe not! Perhaps most models lack in a certain area, Audis suspensions might be a case in point. Any manufacturer can introduce the occasional misfit but this rating might give you the confidence to consider a later model edition or an alternative model from the same marque – or satisfy your general misgivings and encourage you to look elsewhere! Due to this being an average a single high or low scoring model can disproportionately affect the result however.


The Results

Reliability Index

The UK Reliability index takes into account all factors of a repair, the cost of the parts and the frequency of failures - The Average of all cars is 100 which means that if the figure for the car you are looking at has a higher than average index (118) it indicates that that car is less reliable than the average, if however there is a lower than average index (60) the reliability is better.


Separately to this figure you can also look at the average cost of repairs for a particular make or model, a car with a good reliability index and a high average cost would imply that the frequency of failure is low, however when it does fail the bill will be a lot more than the average. Toyota, for example, has a high average cost of repair but quite a good index rating - which means that the car fails infrequently but when it does you will be in for a larger than average bill. Overall however, Toyota is a very strong make of car to buy.

RankMake and Model
Reliability Index
Reliability Index
1.Daihatsu
Reliability Index
37.00
2.Honda
Reliability Index
41.00
3.Suzuki
Reliability Index
48.00
4.Toyota
Reliability Index
67.00
5.Chevrolet
Reliability Index
80.00
6.Hyundai
Reliability Index
85.00
7.Mazda
Reliability Index
86.00
8.Ford
Reliability Index
86.00
9.SKODA
Reliability Index
90.00
10.Lexus
Reliability Index
90.00
11.Subaru
Reliability Index
93.00
12.Daewoo
Reliability Index
97.00
13.Nissan
Reliability Index
98.00
14.Fiat
Reliability Index
98.00
15.Peugeot
Reliability Index
100.00
16.Citroen
Reliability Index
106.00
17.Mitsubishi
Reliability Index
113.00
18.Smart
Reliability Index
114.00
19.Kia
Reliability Index
114.00
20.Seat
Reliability Index
123.00
21.Vauxhall
Reliability Index
123.00
22.Renault
Reliability Index
133.00
23.Mini
Reliability Index
137.00
24.Volkswagen
Reliability Index
138.00
25.ROVER
Reliability Index
150.00
26.Volvo
Reliability Index
154.00
27.Saab
Reliability Index
158.00
28.SsangYong
Reliability Index
175.00
29.BMW
Reliability Index
178.00
30.MG
Reliability Index
181.00
31.Jaguar
Reliability Index
186.00
32.Mercedes-Benz
Reliability Index
216.00
33.Chrysler
Reliability Index
222.00
34.Audi
Reliability Index
226.00
35.Jeep
Reliability Index
230.00
36.Alfa Romeo
Reliability Index
236.00
37.LANDROVER
Reliability Index
325.00
38.Porsche
Reliability Index
346.00
39.Bentley
Reliability Index
645.00