Excessive fuel consumption, vibrating brakes, lack of braking power and overheating motor According to the latest, what are the problems that affect most car owners study Quality and Reliability of Vehicle in Mexico J.D. Power.
car owners They rated the problems they experienced with their vehicles from 1 to 5 with the highest level of complaint 5.
This year, drives 4.29 excessive fuel consumption; Brakes 4.07; Braking power with 3.8; 3.8 with overheated motor; 3.6 with abnormal transmission sounds; Fluid leakage with 3.6.
Abnormal motor sounds with 3.5; vehicle misaligned with 3.5; 3.4 with shock absorber problems; and 3.4 with noisy brakes.
Gerardo Gómez, J.D. Power, Five or six years ago, the price of gasoline doubled, fuel consumption is the most important factor in buying a vehicle, he said.
. It will always be important, but after a certain period of time the price remains constant. People get used to it and forget it, the United States always reduces the cost of fuel, larger motor vehicles are sold. "
"Now, when there are special needs Today Double Do Circulate In Mexico City, this was what triggered the sale of hybrids and some electricity. If we continue with the price of gasoline we've seen in recent years, we'll start to see more efficient vehicles, dü Gómez explained.
The study measured problems in the last 12 months by the original owners of a car with a property period of 12 months to 36 months.
According to brands KIA It achieved the highest quality and reliability rating among vehicle owners and rated 108 problems per 100 vehicles.
sling 100 places with 125 problems per 100 units Toyota With 131 problems in 100 vehicles.
Among luxury brands MINI With 64 problems in 100 vehicles, it achieved the best in quality and reliability.
GMC followed up with 76 problems in 100 vehicles and Mercedes-Benz With 84 problems in 100 vehicles.
In total, 177 problems were evaluated in categories: engine and transmission; driving experience; inserts / controls / screens; audio / communication / entertainment / navigation; seats; heating / ventilation / air conditioning; exterior and interior of the vehicle.
The interior of the vehicle is the category in which the owners report the greatest number of problems, and the most common symptom is torpedoes, where the materials are easily subjected to maltreatment or dirty, later worn or discolored, shifted, very worn and gloved.