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Honest John Peugeot 308 Owners Ratings Endorsed by JD Power

Published 11 May 2019

Not only was the Peugeot 308 most rated car in Honest John Reviews, Peugeots came out the “most dependable” in the 2019 JD Power Customer Satisfaction Survey.

The Most Highly Rated Car of the Year in Honest John Owners’ Reviews is the Peugeot 308, consistently praised for its excellent ride quality, frugal engines and quality interior.

David Ross, Editor of HonestJohn.co.uk said: “Peugeot 308 owners are clearly a very happy and satisfied bunch. The hatch has received an array of five-star reviews from owners who describe it as an ‘underrated stunner’ and praise its build, reliability and economy. The Peugeot brand is on the up in the UK, producing some impressive models - and the 308 has certainly found favour with owners.”

This was endorsed a week later on 9th May 2019 when J.D. Power announced that Peugeot was voted the most dependable volume brand with 77 Problems Per 100 in the 2019 JD Power survey of 11,000 UK owners covering all aspects of car ownership during the first 12 to 36 months. 

This compares with second place Skoda with 88 PP100 and Hyundai with 90 PP100.

It means Peugeot owners were most happy with their vehicles’ reliability, running costs and build quality ahead of all rival brands. 

In the survey, owners are asked to rate their vehicle over 177 areas split into eight categories, ranging from engine and transmission to infotainment and seat material quality. Overall dependability is determined by the lowest number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles, and Peugeot was rated the best, ahead of brands including Škoda and Hyundai.

Due to the increased complexity of the premium brand cars, Volvo ranke highest with 106 PP100 and Mercedes-Benz with 136 PP100) ranked second.

Vauxhall and Volkswagen each received two segment awards. Vauxhall earned awards for the Insignia (midsize car) and Mokka X (small SUV), and Volkswagen earned awards for the Up (city car) and Tiguan (compact SUV).

Top Compact Car was the Skoda Octavia, Top Luxury Car Mercedes Benz E-Class, Top MPV Ford C-Max; and Top Small Car Peugeot 208.

JD Power Manufacturer Rankings 2019

 

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