Feb 102005
 
Reliability IndexThe index below is based on our experience of the average claims cost per policy, which varies considerably by make of vehicle. This data has been collated into an index of the 18 most popular makes. In this index 100 is equivalent to the average claims cost per policy. Makes with higher index numbers cost above average, whilst those with lower figures cost below average. The index is based on all policies issued and is updated at six monthly intervals.

Position at Dec 1998

Make of Vehicle

Index rating at Dec     1998

Index rating at June     1998

Position at June 1998    

1

Fiat

40

23

1

2

Mazda

66

104

10

3

Ford

76

80

6

4

Mercedes

91

75

5

5

Honda

92

48

2

6

Mitsubishi

100

68

3

7

Rover

101

74

4

8

Volkswagen

102

90

7

9

Volvo

105

164

17

10

Vauxhall

107

97

9

11

Peugeot

111

96

8

12

BMW

114

144

15

13

Nissan

116

124

12

14

Saab

117

156

16

15

Toyota

119

132

14

16

Citroen

120

131

13

17

Renault

121

108

11

18

Audi

134

202

18