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The annual Which? Car Survey has named the Honda CR-V 2.2 i-VTEC the UK's most reliable 4x4/SUV up to three years old; with zero reported breakdowns, average annual repair costs of just £10 and an overall reliability score of 98.5% over a twelve month period.

Furthermore the CR-V shone through with 0.14 faults reported, compared to 0.88 for the worst performing in its category; and 0.11 days off the road, with the worst performing recording an average 1.09 days.

Based on feedback from more than 49,000 owners reporting on some 58,000 cars over a twelve month period, a number of factors are considered to give each vehicle tested an overall reliability score. The survey is carried out on-line, open to both Which? members and the general public.

Leon Brannan, Head of Cars for Honda (UK) comments:

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Peace of Mind for Motorists

Monday, 23 August 2010

Independent research published today by Which? shows that in just two years of operation, automotive consumer champion Motor Codes is already making significant progress in raising service and repair standards in UK garages.

The research highlights that Motor Codes garages performed significantly better than non-Code subscribed service centres, spotting almost 20% more faults in tests set out by the consumer watchdog.

Backed by Trading Standards, Consumer Direct, the DVLA and VOSA which operate the UK's MOT testing station network, the Motor Industry Code of Practice for Service and Repair commits garages to an open, transparent and fair method of business, aiming to maintain consistently high standards across the industry.

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Honda tops Which? reliability survey

Thursday, 26 July 2007

Honda has practically swept the board in this year's Which? Car reliability survey, the biggest-ever owner satisfaction survey in the UK with almost 100,000 cars rated. The Honda Jazz is the most reliable new car, with a rating of 96 per cent. More than 1,300 owners confirmed it rarely lets them down – cementing its reputation as the number one for dependable motoring.

Not only does Honda make the most reliable supermini, it also either wins or shares the honours in the medium car (the previous generation Honda Civic), large car (Honda Accord), MPV (Honda FR-V) and off-roader (previous generation Honda CR-V) categories.

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