What to look out for

Audi

Comfort
60%
Practicality
60%
Driver satisfaction
100%
Reliability
80%

Things to watch out for

  • Clocking
  • Faulty Clutch
  • Faulty Flywheel
  • Soft Engine
Comfort
60%
Practicality
60%
Driver satisfaction
100%
Reliability
100%

Things to watch out for

  • Faulty Clutch
  • Citroen

    Comfort
    100%
    Practicality
    60%
    Driver satisfaction
    60%
    Reliability
    100%

    Things to watch out for

    • Window Regulators
    • window Switches

    Pros

    • Reliability
    • Comfort
    • Fuel Economy
    • Cheap to Buy
    • Capable of High Mileage

    Cons

    • No hatchback
    • Mediocre Drive
    • Top of the Range is Pricey
    • Final Comments

      Most reliable in its class, but lacks driver satisfaction below exclusive model.

      Rivals

      Focus, Mazda 3, Astra, Megane, Citroen C4.

      Best in Class

      Golf, Focus

      Best Buy

      Megane

    BMW

    Comfort
    80%
    Practicality
    60%
    Driver satisfaction
    100%
    Reliability
    60%

    Things to watch out for

    • Clocking
    • Faulty Clutch
    • Faulty Flywheel
    • Timing Chain
    • Oil Leak
    • Water Leak
    • Worn Low Mileage Engines
    • Parking Sensors
    • Handbrake

    Pros

    • Sporty Drive
    • Street Cred
    • Good Resale Value

    Cons

    • Overpriced
    • Unreliable
    • Costly repairs/maintenance
    Comfort
    80%
    Practicality
    60%
    Driver satisfaction
    100%
    Reliability
    60%

    Things to watch out for

    • Clocking
    • Faulty Clutch
    • Faulty Flywheel
    • Timing Chain
    • Oil Leak
    • Water Leak
    • Worn Low Mileage Engines
    • Parking Sensors
    • Handbrake

    Pros

    • Sporty Drive
    • Street Cred
    • Good Resale Value

    Cons

    • Overpriced
    • Unreliable
    • Costly repairs/maintenance

    Opel

    Comfort
    80%
    Practicality
    80%
    Driver satisfaction
    100%
    Reliability
    80%

    Things to watch out for

    • Very Soft Engines
    • Clutch
    • Flywheel
    • Handbrake
    • Clocking is a Major Issue

    Pros

    • Great to Drive
    • Cheap to Buy

    Cons

    • Poor Resale Value
    • Final Comments

      Often overlooked, great driver satisfaction.

      Rivals

      Golf, Focus, Mazda 3

      Best in Class

      Best Buy

    Comfort
    60%
    Practicality
    80%
    Driver satisfaction
    60%
    Reliability
    40%

    Things to watch out for

    • Timing Chain
    • Overheating

    Pros

    • Good Driver
    • Cheap to Buy

    Cons

    • Poor Reliability
    • Final Comments

      Not as good as most of its rivals because of reliability, but more reliable than VW or Toyota.

      Rivals

      Renault Clio, Citroen C2, Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Toyota Yaris, Peugeot 207

      Best in Class

      Best Buy

      Ford Fiesta, Peugeot 207
    Comfort
    60%
    Practicality
    80%
    Driver satisfaction
    80%
    Reliability
    20%

    Things to watch out for

    • Very Soft Engines
    • Clutch
    • Flywheel
    • Handbrake
    • Clocking is a Major Issue

    Pros

    • Good Looks
    • Good Resale Value

    Cons

    • Poor Reliability
    • Expensive to Repair
    • Suffers at High Mileage
    • Expensive Servicing
    • Poor Visibility
    • Final Comments

      I fail a lot of Insignias. More than half are sub standard with engine problems.

      Rivals

      Dublin Bus, Audi A4, Citroen C5, Mondeo.

      Best in Class

      Best Buy