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30th July 2009, 04:40 AM
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The performance of British built cars was disappointing, with three – the Jaguar S-type, Jaguar XF and Land Rover Discovery – featuring in the list of least ...

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30th July 2009, 06:32 AM
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A spokesman for Jaguar Land Rover said: “Jaguar is committed to providing a consistent highquality driving and ownership experience for all of its customers.

The Which? brand Reliability Index puts Jaguar the same as other luxury car manufacturers including Mercedes- Benz and BMW.

“Quality and customer satisfaction are top priorities for Land Rover. The report findings are based on a relatively small sample of owners and largely focused on models we no longer produce and which are not truly representative of the real and quantifiable progress Land Rover is making in terms of overall quality and reliability.”

Most reliable cars

1. Honda Accord (2008-present) 98.5%
2. Honda Jazz (2008-present) 98.2%
3. Daihatsu Sirion (2005-present) 97.5%
4. Hyundai i30 (2007-present) 96.8%
5. Ford Fiesta (2008-present) 96.2%
6. Honda Jazz (2002-2008) 95.9%
7. Honda Civic Hybrid (2006-present) 95.7%
8. Citroen C1 (2005-present) 95.7%
9. To yota Prius (2004-present) 95.0%
10. Mazda 3 (2004-2008) 94.4%

Least reliable cars

112. Hyundai Santa Fe (2006-present) 82.2%
113. Jaguar S-type (1999-2007) 81.2%
114. Volvo XC90 (2002-present) 80.6%
115. Land Rover Freelander (2006-) 80.1%
116. Ford S-Max (2006-present) 79.9%
117. Land Rover Discovery (2004-) 79.5%
118. Alfa Romeo 159 (2006-present) 79.0%
119. Jaguar XF (2008-present) 78.0%
120. Ford Galaxy (2006-present) 76.3%
121. Audi A5 (2007-present) 75.8%