BMW 3-Series and Honda CR-V recognized as the most reliable cars on the secondary
Experts have compiled a rating of popular cars with gasoline engines, with which drivers will have almost no problems. Most of them can be bought in Russia
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The rating of the most reliable cars with gasoline engines was compiled by analysts of the British edition Whatcar.com together with MotorEasy insurance company. To do this, they conducted a survey of 25 thousand owners of such cars in the UK. Motorists were asked to list the problems and malfunctions they have encountered over the past two years of car operation. Most of them are in high demand in the secondary market and in Russia.
Honda CR-V (2012–2018)
Honda CR-V (Photo:Honda)
The leader of the reliability rating of gasoline cars with mileage was the Honda CR-V crossover (2012-2018). In two years, only 9% of the surveyed drivers of this car have encountered problems. All these cases are related to the operation of the air conditioner, multimedia system and gearbox.
Despite the malfunctions, all these cars remained on the move, and repairs in most cases lasted about one day. Moreover, a third of the faulty cars were under warranty. For other drivers, car repairs cost from £50 to £750 (6–90 thousand rubles).
BMW 3-Series (2012–2019)
BMW 3-Series (Photo: BMW)
The German BMW 3-Series of the previous generation was also included in the reliability rating. About 13% of the surveyed owners of this car over the past two years have been forced to contact service centers. The main complaints are related to the engine and air conditioning. In most cases, car repairs took one day. For most drivers, the work cost £200 (24 thousand rubles).
Citroen C1 (2014–2022)
Citroen C1 (Photo:Citroen)
Only 12% of respondents had complaints about Citroen C1. The owners noted that most of the problems were related to brakes, engine and battery. It took less than one week to eliminate them in the service. Moreover, the price for repairs in most cases was £100 (about 12 thousand rubles). However, in some cases, the owners of the French model were forced to pay 500 (60 thousand rubles).
Mazda MX-5 (2015)
Mazda MX-5 (Photo: Mazda)
The authors of the study recognized the Mazda MX-5 as the most reliable gasoline sports car on the secondary market. Only 5% of the drivers surveyed have experienced problems with this Japanese model in two years of operation. The only complaint was the trouble with the electrics. The main disadvantage is that all these cars could not drive because of a breakdown. All the cars returned to their owners from the service centers a week later. For the repair of cars, drivers had to pay from £300 to £500 (36–60 thousand rubles).
Skoda Citigo (2012–2020)
Skoda Citigo (Photo:Skoda)
Skoda Citigo was recognized by the authors of the study as the most reliable citicar with a gasoline engine on the secondary market. The only problem that spoiled 13% of respondents the impression of this machine, — electronics. The repair of the car took less than seven days in the service centers. The average check ranged from £200 to £500 (24–60 thousand rubles).
Volkswagen Up (2012)
Volkswagen Up (Photo:Volkswagen)
Volkswagen Up is built on the same platform as the Skoda Citigo. However, 17% of the surveyed owners have already had problems with this car. The list of breakdowns was even longer. It includes air conditioning, brakes, bodywork, electrics and gearbox. Among the advantages — repair under warranty. 38% of cars could count on it at once. The remaining owners of German hatchbacks paid about 500 (60 thousand rubles) for work in the services.
Honda Jazz (2008–2015)
Honda Jazz (Photo: Honda)
Another Honda model in the rating of reliability of gasoline cars is the Jazz hatchback. The problems with this car were related to the battery, air conditioning, engine and brakes. However, despite the technical nuances, the cars could still be operated, and the repair of the cars took one day. For 7% of the surveyed motorists, work in service centers was free under warranty. The remaining drivers paid an average of 750 (90 thousand rubles).
Mazda 2 (2007–2015)
Mazda 2 (Photo: Mazda)
Even fewer breakdowns in their cars were recorded by owners of the Mazda 2 hatchback (8%). However, these problems were much more serious. So, due to engine problems, 50% of cars were able to get to service centers only with the help of a tow truck. The repair took about a week, and the average check was 200 500 (24 60 thousand rubles). No car could count on warranty repairs.
Hyundai i30 (2014–2020)
Hyundai i30 (Photo:Hyundai)
Hyundai i30 is popular in the UK secondary market for its accessibility and ease of operation. Also among the advantages of this model was its reliability. The authors of the study claim that according to this indicator, the Korean hatchback surpasses its direct competitors — Ford Focus and Opel Astra.
So, only 21% of owners of this model complained about trips to service centers. Most often, cars had problems with the braking system, electrics and gearbox. Four out of five faulty cars returned from service in less than a week. The average receipt for the work was £300 (36 thousand rubles).
Mazda 3 (2014–2019)
Mazda 3 (Photo: Mazda)
Another hatchback in the ranking of the most reliable cars with a gasoline engine is Mazda 3 (2014-2019). In two years, only 3.6% of the drivers surveyed encountered problems with this model. All these cases are related to the operation of electronics. Despite the malfunctions, all these cars remained on the move, and the cost of repair in service centers did not exceed £50 (6 thousand rubles).