Car Manufacturer Reliability

Using data from Warranty Direct who maintain 50,000 live policies, a reliability index has been compiled for 2016 which you can see below. The average index value is 100. Any maker less than 100 is more reliable. Reliability takes into account factors such as cost of repair, and likelihood to need repairs.

Rank Maker Reliability Index Chart Reliability Index
1. Daihatsu
 
3 (Less is better)
2. Honda
 
42
3. Suzuki
 
51
4. Toyota
 
59
5. Mazda
 
65
6. Lexus
 
71
7. Ford
 
75
8. Nissan
 
87
9. Chevrolet
 
90
10. Renault
 
90
11. Peugeot
 
95
12. Smart
 
95
13. Skoda
 
95
14. Fiat
 
99
15. Subaru
 
102
16. Hyundai
 
105
17. MG
 
106
18. Mini
 
109
19. Mitsubishi
 
112
20. Citroen
 
113
21. Kia
 
114
22. Volvo
 
125
23. Vauxhall
 
133
24. Seat
 
133
25. Volkswagen
 
138
26. Saab
 
148
27. Chrysler
 
161
28. BMW
 
170
29. Jaguar
 
173
30. Mercedes Benz
 
177
31. Ssang Yong
 
184
32. Audi
 
189
33. Alfa Romeo
 
197
34. Porsche
 
279
35. Land Rover
 
298
36. Bentley
 
327