Mercedes SLK – The Most Reliable Car at TUV Report 2015
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TUV Report 2015

Mercedes SLK – The Most Reliable Car at TUV Report 2015

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Mercedes SLK is the most reliable car according to TUV report 2015. The compact roadster has a failure rate of only 2.4%, the lowest of all 226 models tested.

TUV report analyses the defect rate of different models according to their age. The cars are classified in five categories: 2-3 years old, 4-5 years old, 6-7 years old, 8-9 years old and 10-11 years old.
8.5 millions data were registered this year from 226 models.
63.9% of the vehicles were free of defects, 12.5% reported only minor shortcomings, meanwhile 23.5% of the vehicles tested presented significant deficiencies.

Three Mercedes models are the most reliable in their segments

In the category 2-3 years old, Mercedes SLK (R172) won with a defect rate of only 2.4%. This is the lowest defect rate registered this year for the TUV report 2015. The SLK was followed by the Audi A6 (2.9%) and by the Mercedes GLK (3.9%).

Here is the classification of the defect rate based on age categories:

2-3 years old

  1. Mercedes SLK 2.4%
  2. Audi A6 2.9%
  3. Mercedes GLK 3.9%

4-5 years old

  1. Mazda 3 5.4%
  2.  Porsche 911 6.4%
  3. Toyota iQ 6.5%
  4.  Toyota Avensis 6.5%
  5.  VW Polo  6.5%

6-7 years old

  1. Porsche 911 10.5%
  2. Mazda2 2%
  3. VW Golf Plus 11.5%

 8-9 years old

  1. Porsche 911 11.5%
  2. Toyota Corolla 15.6%
  3. Toyota RAV4 6%

10-11 years old

  1. Porsche 911 14.6%
  2. Subaru Forester 19.3%
  3. Toyota RAV4 20.2%

For the first time in history, TUV has made a classification not only on age categories, but also on segments. Mercedes-Benz obtained two other victories after the SLK was declared the most reliable roadster.
Mercedes C-Class is the most reliable in the middle class segment and Mercedes GLK is the most reliable SUV.

 

 

 

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