The German luxury car maker Audi, a subsidiary of Volkswagen, took the lead among the most trusted brands on the planet, according to the latest annual report Consumer Reports “reliability and performance of the brand”.
Audi achieved an overall score of reliability of 80, surpassing the Lexus, a leader in the last three years, but that has now fallen to third place with 76 points, surpassed also for SUBARU with 78 points.
The influential American publication Consumer Reports, which publishes the report in the last nine years, said the VW and Audi vehicles are with suspended US sales due to pollutant emissions were not included in the report. The VW brand finished in 15th place overall for the second consecutive year, with 67 points.
Consumer Reports ranks the reliability of speed based on road performance testing and reliability indicators for each model. Then averages the scores of these models to classify each brand.
brands of Fiat Chrysler were the last places, the two worst marks in reliability were the Jeep, second to last place with 43 points, followed by Fiat, last with 38 points.
At the top end, the German luxury brands BMW and Porsche finished in the top 5, while the Mazda, Toyota, Kia and Honda were in the top 10. The Toyota fell from third to eighth.
The biggest gains compared to the previous report include Ford, which went from 24th place to 16th, and a score of 66, and Mercedes-Benz, which went from 21st place to 14th, with a score 67. top – brands that make the best cars – 2016 – Consumer Reports
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