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Most Reliable Cars in the UK

There are various surveys which can help you find the most reliable cars.

Survey What it covers When is it updated? What I think of it
Auto Express
Driver Power Survey
  April Over 46,000 car owners took part in this survey but it is unclear what age range of cars is covered.
What Car
JD Power Survey
  • Cars which are 1 to 3 years old
June This is based on the results of aprox. 18,000 car buyers, but the age range of the cars covered is rather limited.
Which? Car Survey
  • Cars which are 0 to 3 years old
    (what they call "new" cars)
  • Cars which are 4 to 8 years old
    (what they call "used" cars)
July This highly regarded annual survey is now open to everyone, not just subscribers of the Which? report.
Warranty Direct
Reliability Index
  • Cars which are 1 to 16 years old
Continually This ongoing survey is based on data accumulated since it started in 1997. It is based on analysis of claims made against extended warranties.