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SKODA named most dependable UK car brand in 2016 in in the latest JD Power UK Vehicle Dependability Survey.

SKODA named most dependable UK car brand in 2016 in in the latest JD Power UK Vehicle Dependability Survey.

Derek Slack Motors are delighted to share news from a recent survey, revealing SKODA owners experiencing the fewest problems of any car brand in the UK, the survey also shows Land Rover as the least dependable.

SKODA was shown to have the fewest problems experienced by owners in the survey for the second year running. The survey took views from more than 13,000 owners of vehicles that are 12-36 months old.

Car makers were ranked according to the number of problems received per 100 cars, with SKODA recording 62 cars per 100 having some sort of problem. Suzuki were second, with 79 problems per 100 cars, while Kia was third with 80 issues per 100 cars. The industry average was 113 problems per 100 cars.

At the bottom of the survey of 24 manufacturers, Land Rover had 197 problems per 100 cars. This is higher than both Dacia and Audi, which recorded 174 problems and 170 problems per 100 cars respectively.

Owners who took part in the survey were asked about the problems they experienced in different categories, and the most common problems were issues with technical features such as infotainment systems. The most commonly reported problem related to Bluetooth pairing with a mobile phone, while fewer exterior and engine problems were reported this year.




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