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The secondary car market in Ukraine is very popular, because it allows you to acquire coveted “iron horse” for an amount many times less than will have to pay for a new car from the salon. Of course, it is very important that the car was a proper care the car itself was not involved in the accident. However, not all cars with years remain in condition. With time, the manifest defects that are not the best way affect the overall quality from these machines is recommended to stay away, because their repair will hit the wallet. Therefore, the potential consumer is interested in cars with high mileage, was reliable, often elevating this option to the top requirements.
So what used cars the most reliable in 2020? Resource Motorway has made a rating of the 15 vehicles of different brands with diverse bodies that have proven as hardy, proven and less likely to cause problems over time. For definition was taken as a reliability index from Warranty Direct – the list of cars, where the number of 100 – average reliability rating of the car. The index number below 100 indicates a high reliability of the machine, and above 100 by a tendency to certain problems.
This index considers the number of occasions when a car crashes, the average time spent on the repair, its value, and also the average age and mileage of the car. The index is regularly updated it annually to make adjustments.
The rating of the most reliable used cars as follows:
- Hyundai i10
- Ford Ka
- VW Polo
- SEAT Ibiza
- Mazda MX-5
- BMW 2 Series
- Honda CR-V
- Skoda Kodiaq
- Volkswagen Golf
- Honda Civic
- Ford C-Max
- Honda Insight
- Toyota Prius
- Suzuki Jimny
- Lexus RX
Hyundai i10 (2008-2013)
Cute little Hyundai i10 is one of the most effective city cars in accordance with a reliability index equal to 3 out of 100. And the little the cheapest car repair from rating – the average bill is UAH 5000. Despite his impressive run, these machines still remain very rare guests one HUNDRED.
Ford Ka (2009-2016)
Another unusual surprise in the ranking of the survivability of the city was a compact Ford Ka the latest generation. According to the index of reliability, it scored only 17 out of 100. Average repair cost is 5800 UAH. Most of the trouble is due to weak suspension, but the electrician is only 20% from common problems, like fuel system.
VW Polo (2009-2017)
The Volkswagen brand has always been famous for its reliability. But the best on this indicator of the model range of the VW Polo experts (2009-2017). Its reliability rating is 23 points, which means that this is the tough hatchback in the rankings. It was supposed to shift the Honda Jazz, but Polo wins due to more attractive design, higher capacity and low cost of repair – the average check-ins per HUNDRED is 6200 USD. Problems in the operation sometimes gives weak suspension, and alarm system heating and cooling, which account for almost 30% of faults. There are claims to electrical and brake systems, but generally the machine does not cause serious trouble, for what its value on the used car market.
SEAT Ibiza (2006-2009)
SEAT German brand belonging to the group VW, also uses proven technology to build, making it very reliable in operation. SEAT Ibiza VW Polo inferior to just one point with a score of 24 points. But this statement is true only to a good lineup of 2006-2009, not the entire range. Service “Ibiza” costs an average of 4700 UAH for one visit to the station. The car there are small problems with the suspension and transmission, and there are nuances to the engine, requires attention heating. However, with the fuel system and air-conditioning from SEAT Ibiza no problem at all.
Mazda MX-5 (2005-2015)
The iconic Roadster Mazda MX-5 has established itself as a reliable sports car in the budget segment. The average repair cost of 7000 UAH. Among the shortcomings noted the weak suspension and braking system. This is followed by electronics and engine, and the rest of the issues are on the steering, fuel system, transmission and air conditioning. Despite these shortcomings, the whole “Mazda” quite tenacious machine.
BMW 2 Series (2014 – present)
Bavarian BMW 2 series showed a very high reliability – with an impressive result of 9.81 points. This evaluation includes the quality build and low cost repairs in case of malfunctions. The car is on the market only 6 years, but during that time, has already established itself as a highly reliable and recommended.
Honda CR-V (2007-2012)
Among crossovers, the experts noted the impressive reliability of the Honda CR-V. the Japanese brands in General are famous for producing incredibly reliable cars, and the CR-V is no exception. Of course, a score of 57 is not so high compared with the models list above, but still this makes it one of the most reliable SUVs. Average repair cost is quite high and is almost 12 thousand hryvnia each time you visit a HUNDRED – all because of expensive parts. But, on the other hand, except for the charms and nuances with engines, special problems Honda does not deliver.
Skoda Kodiaq (2017 – present)
Another car that, despite a short time on the market, is already in the Index of reliability is Kodiaq from Skoda. Drivers reported a small number of faults and praise Kodiaq because he is great to drive and easy to use in everyday life. It is ideal for those who need seven seats in the cabin. The index of the reliability Kodiaq is 58 points out of 100.
Volkswagen Golf (the entire range from 90-ies)
Volkswagen Golf is one of the most popular cars in the world. None of the top-ranking is not complete without this model. Moreover, Golf not only incredibly popular but also reliable. The entire lineup had an average score of 65 points. Problems spread in all directions. Only steering and air conditioning avoid any faults. Most breakdowns in the electrical system or engine. Overall the car is very unpretentious and very hardy, and since this is the VAG-group, then it will be repaired at any service station.
Honda Civic (model number 2000-ies)
Honda Civic along with the CRV has established itself on the world like a car with incredible reliability. Civic is annually on this indicator is growing in the ratings since 2000. The older generation scored just 30 points out of 100, while a relatively new model of Civic (2010-ies) demonstrate an even higher rate of 26 out of 100. But not without flaws. The most famous problem in Civic electronics, which accounts for 31% of failures. Other problems occur in the suspension and engines, but in General the car does not cause trouble.
Ford C-Max (2010 – present)
The minivan Ford C-Max is very popular among families. And for good reason. It offers everything you need for a family car in a small and compact housing. The car received a rating of 52 out of 100, making it one of the best minivans on the used car market. Though faults often occur in the electrics and suspension, the rest of the C-Max works perfectly, and in service it is inexpensive.
Honda Insight (2009-2014)
The first hybrid in the list. And surprisingly, it’s not a Prius and the Honda Insight model. Why? It’s simple: in the world of hybrid cars the most reliable is the Honda Insight, not the Prius. A low score of 17 means that he has very little problems and it is very maintainable, if there are breakdowns. The problems are with the suspension and a little with the steering, and the rest of the deficiencies were found. Moreover, the average check per HUNDRED is only 5500 UAH. This Honda Insight proves that hybrid vehicles can be both reliable and inexpensive to maintain.
Toyota Prius (2003-2009)
Unfortunately, the more popular the Prius is inferior to the Insight. An additional 10 points give him a total rating 27 out of 100 points in the reliability rating. Invoices for repairs are also higher – an average of 9500 UAH, and the repair can permanently leave a Japanese hybrid in the workshop due to the complexity of the design. Major faults range from suspension to heating and cooling. Electrical problems are extremely rare, and with the braking system, they are generally not observed.
Suzuki Jimny (1998-2018)
Surprisingly, the rating-wheel-drive SUVs for reliability leads not Toyota Land Cruiser, and a tiny jeep Suzuki Jimny. This two-door SUV was so successful that it lasted on the Assembly line for 20 years. Since the release of the first model he’s apparently not much has changed, is affected mainly security and minor improvements, but it did not help the Jimny to become safe – it scored only 3 stars in the EuroNCAP rating. But from the point of view of reliability among car 4×4 Suzuki Jimny has no equal – the result is just 32 points out of 100 makes it the most “survivable” rating. Of course, the car encountered some problems with the suspension, axles, brakes and control. But the engine, gearbox and fuel system alarm owners the least.
Lexus RX (2009-2016)
But if you need four-wheel drive on-road comfort, there is also the Toyota Land Cruiser is not held in high esteem, because it is superior to the Lexus RX. Motorway’s own investigation revealed that the Lexus RX a higher reliability index is 36 points out of 100. Therefore, the market of used cars the Lexus RX is very little lost in the price. The problems relate primarily to the cooling system, brake system, and a bit of a hassle over time gives the electrician. But it is important to understand that owning such a car is quite expensive, because the average check-in a HUNDRED will be 15 000 hryvnia, you need to change something more serious than just change the oil and filters.