What cars do mechanics recommend?

Which cars do mechanics hate?

Do buy: Honda Civic and Honda Accord

The Car Talk guys rank the Civic and Accord as two cars they hate the most because as mechanics who only make money when cars need repairs, there’s not enough money to be made servicing these trusty Hondas! They say these are “two of the most reliable cars available today.

What do mechanics say is the most reliable car?

What Are the Most Reliable Cars?

  • Toyota Prius. Toyota. Toyota’s long-running hybrid car tops the Consumer Reports list for reliability. …
  • Lexus NX. Lexus. …
  • Buick Encore. Buick. …
  • Lexus GX. Lexus. …
  • Honda HR-V. Honda. …
  • Toyota Prius Prime. Toyota. …
  • Hyundai Kona. Hyundai. …
  • Audi A5. Audi.

What cars do mechanics recommend UK?

Full table of results

  • Lexus 99.3%
  • Toyota 97.7%
  • Suzuki 97.3%
  • Tesla 96.9%
  • Subaru 96.6%
  • Kia 96.3%
  • Hyundai 95.7%
  • Mini 95.4%

What vehicles do mechanics drive?

Most mechanics will drive cars they are familiar with, ones they know how to fix, or cars they bought cause they could fix them cheap. This is not a rule, as you can find mechanics driving everything possible new-old and just about every make. I have a Subaru and a Toyota both high miles but reliable.

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Why do mechanics hate BMW?

They are expensive new, everything is an option (like most German cars) even things that are standard on a Honda or Toyota base model, they are expensive to maintain, they no longer focus on driving dynamics, they are expensive to repair when they break down.

What car has least amount of maintenance?

Cars with the Lowest 10 Year Maintenance Costs

  1. Toyota Prius.
  2. Toyota Yaris.
  3. Toyota Corolla.
  4. Toyota Prius Prime.
  5. Toyota Camry.
  6. Toyota Avalon.
  7. Honda Fit.
  8. Mitsubishi Mirage.

What car brand has least problems?

EV Reliability May be a Myth

Ranking Brand Score
1 Lexus 76
2 Mazda 75
3 Toyota 71
4 Infiniti 69

What cars have the least problems?

Beyond the brands: The most and least reliable vehicles

Rank Most Reliable Least Reliable
1. Toyota Prius Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 1500
2. Lexus NX Subaru Ascent
3. Buick Encore Volkswagen Atlas
4. Lexus GX Jeep Compass

What used cars have the least problems?

Among brands, the site’s statisticians determined that Mercedes-Benz vehicles are the least likely, on average, to develop check engine problems, followed by Mitsubishi, Buick, Ram, and Ford.

What used cars NOT to buy UK?

The UK’s 10 most unreliable used cars

  • 10: Renault Clio (2005 – 2012) …
  • 9: BMW 5 Series (2003 – 2010) …
  • 8: Land Rover Discovery (2004 – 2017) …
  • 7: Volkswagen Passat diesel (2005 – 2015) …
  • 6: Ford Focus (2004 – 2010) …
  • 5: Vauxhall Insignia (2008 – 2017) …
  • 4: Vauxhall Astra (2004 – 2009) …
  • 3: Nissan Qashqai (2007 – 2013)
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Why is Mercedes not reliable?

One of the main reasons that Mercedes and other premium brands have been awarded poor reliability scores is down to the fact that they include a great deal of new technology, which means that there is a lot more that can go wrong.

Which car is most reliable in UK?

Top 100 UK Cars

Rank Make and Model Reliability Index
1. Toyota iQ 3.00
2. Mitsubishi Lancer 4.00
3. Vauxhall Agila 7.00
4. Hyundai Getz 9.00

What is the most reliable car brand?

Most (and least) reliable car brands

  • MG. Reliability rating: 95.7% …
  • Kia. Reliability rating: 95.8% …
  • Mazda. Reliability rating: 95.9% …
  • Mitsubishi. Reliability rating: 96.9% …
  • Dacia. Reliability rating: 97.3% …
  • Lexus. Reliability rating: 98.7%

What is the easiest car to work on?

The 10 Easiest Modern Cars to Work On

  • Chevrolet Silverado. This car is easy to work on because its design has not changed as much in terms of its chassis components and engine. …
  • Honda Accord. …
  • Mazda MX-5. …
  • Subaru BRZ. …
  • Nissan Altima. …
  • Subaru Outback. …
  • Toyota Corolla. …
  • Honda CR-V.

Can a car last a lifetime?

A typical passenger car should last 200,000 miles or more, says Rich White, executive director of the nonprofit Car Care Council (which offers a free car care guide). Another way of looking at it: “The average lifespan [of a car] is now almost 12 years,” says Eric Lyman, chief analyst at TrueCar.