The most reliable used cars have been selected to the annual report of TÜV Report, the German cars technical control organization. The Porsche 911 is in the lead in the TOP 10 list.
TÜV Report assorts defects, for this experts test each model at least 500 times. So, statistics are exact enough. This time we are talking about the 2- and 3-year-old cars.
The Porsche 911 (991) tops the rating. Reliability and slow loss of value are the long-standing qualities of this successful model.
The second is the compact Mercedes-Benz B-Class family van. No serious defects revealed in vehicles after 2-3 years of ownership.
The Mercedes-Benz GLK crossover takes the third place. The model features a small number of factory defects. Other SUVs, such as the Suzuki Jimny and the Dacia Duster perform much worse according to the study.
The Audi Q3 is rated fourth. Experts recommend pay attention to the state of brake discs.
The Hyundai i20 is called the most reliable supermini and put to the fifth place in the overall standings.
The next in the list are the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (6), A-Class (7), Audi A4 and A5 (8), Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan (9), Audi A1 (10).
TÜV Report also noted the Audi A3, VW Beetle, Toyota Avensis, Opel Adam, Smart fortwo and the Renault Twingo.
The Dacia Logan got a’title’ of the most unreliable car due to problems with suspension, exterior optics and braking system.