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Honda wins prestigious accolade for eighth consecutive yearBack

Honda CR-VHonda named the most reliable car manufacturer by What Car? for the eighth year running.

The annual What Car? and Warranty Direct Reliability Survey has named Honda as the most reliable car manufacturer for the eighth consecutive year, reinforcing Honda’s reputation for building solid durable and dependable cars.

One of the reasons behind Honda winning the award yet again is down to Honda’s robust manufacturing practices which has resulted in lower failure rates and lower than average maintenance costs for car owners.

The survey conducted by What Car? and Warranty Direct is based in real claims data and comprises of reviews and opinions of over 50,000 car owners. It includes the average yearly repair costs, common model issues and the owner’s overall reliability score for their car.

There are some excellent models in the current Honda range to include the British built Honda Jazz which offers drivers will masses of space despite its small and compact size. Resale values are also very strong on this model.

The Honda Civic is another popular model offering a hug boot and clever rear seats making it an excellent choice for families. It has a set of strong engines, in particular the 1.6 diesel which offers great performance and economy.

The Honda Accord also has some powerful engines and offers plenty of safety kit as standard whilst the popular Honda CR-V has just received the accolade from What Car? as the mose reliable compact SUV.

Chas Hallett, editor in chief, What Car? magazine added “Eight years at the top of the annual What Car? / Warranty Direct Reliability study is a remarkable achievement for Honda. This study is based on hard facts and figures and is confirmation that Honda makes great cars that are unlikely to let down their owners.”

Phil Crossman, Managing Director, Honda (UK) commented; “Reliability is at the heart of all our research, development and manufacturing processes and this ensures we build reliable and high quality cars. We strive to deliver an enjoyable and hassle free Honda ownership to all our customers, from the moment they purchase, right through the lifetime of the car.

“Success in reliability studies further proves the dedication, skill and passion of our engineers, associates and dealer network. We are incredibly proud to be the most reliable manufacturer in the industry – yet again!”

To purchase a new or used Honda car, why not visit our car search page where you’ll find a host of excellent Honda cars perfectly suited to all your bespoke needs and requirements.


Posted by Leana Kell on 29/07/2013