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Asda Money Reveals the Cars Most Likely to Breakdown

LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 02/18/13 -- Asda Money looks at how one of nation's most prized possessions, the humble motor, could end up costing car owners more than they bargained for.

This is especially true for motorists who may have selected a model that is more prone to common breakdown problems such as engines not firing or problems relating to wheels or tyres(1).

To help drivers avoid this potential financial pitfall, Asda Money reveals the cars which are most likely to breakdown.

Land Rovers

The Discovery Land Rover maybe expensive and robust, but it is also the car most likely to breakdown. The wallet-draining 4x4 tops the list of the European cars most likely to break down with a massive 85% of Discovery owners having seen a fault develop in the last 18 months(2).

Some 42% of the most common faults were related to the axle & suspension.

Bentley Continental

Bentley's may be impressive to look at, but they also have a high breakdown rate. Some 78% of the Bentley Continental range needed extra attention over 2012 as many of them caused problems for their owners. Over half (52%) of the faults were attributed to the vehicle's electrics. Bentley Continentals come at a high price and many may expect that reliability is included, however, for some motorists this was not the case.

Renault Espace

The vehicle's engine caused the biggest problem for Renault Espace owners with a massive 18% citing that this was faulty. This model came in third place in a ranking of the most unreliable cars in Europe with an incident rate of 76%(3). The popular family car by the French manufacturer offers flexible seating, safety and space, but this didn't stop it from securing a place in the top five.

The majority of motorists don't enjoy their vehicle breaking down on them and take extra measures such as buying breakdown cover to make the experience less financially painful and stressful.

Breaking down without cover can be expensive as it can cost up to GBP 100 an hour(4) just to call out a specialist. By having car breakdown insurance in place you can avoid high emergency call out fees and see that your car is attended to.

Asda Money offers comprehensive breakdown cover to suit your needs and budget.

Notes to editors


1.  Asda Breakdown data top 10 winter breakdown call outs 
    
2.  4x flaw: Land Rover Discovery tops list of cars most likely to break
    down, Mirror, 22.09.12 
    

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/land-rover-discovery-is-car-most-1338211


3.   Europe's most reliable used car is... 26/09/12

http://www.warrantydirect.co.uk/press_releases.html


4.  Environmental Transport Association release 04.01.12

About Asda Breakdown Cover


--  76% of cars fixed at the roadside (i) 
    
--  Average response time under 42 minutes ^ 
    
--  98% of customers satisfied with our service + 
    
--  Cheaper than the AA & RAC (ii) 
    
--  Pay annually and save GBP 20 on UK breakdown and European cover  
    
--  Asda Breakdown Cover provided by Britannia Rescue 
    

(i) Fix rate of 76.3% taken from 108089 returned agent invoices between 01 January and 31 December 2012.

^ Response time of 41.9 minutes taken from 61317 customer questionnaires during 1 January to 31 December 2012

+ Customer satisfaction of 98.2% taken from 61317 customer questionnaires during 1 January to 31 December 2012

(ii) Based on Asda UK Breakdown Cover compared to the nearest equivalent level of cover from the AA and RAC. Competitor's prices include discount available on 04/01/2013 (online and call centre). Prices quoted are for annual payment only and relate to vehicle only cover and not personal cover.

Asda Money is a trading name of Asda Financial Services Limited. Asda Financial Services Limited uses a selection of companies to provide its products and services. Asda Financial Services Limited and Asda Stores Limited act as Introducer Appointed Representatives to Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Limited for Breakdown Cover. Britannia and Britannia Rescue are registered trademarks and are trading styles of the Liverpool Victoria group of companies. Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Limited, registered in England and Wales number 3232514 is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, register number 202965. Registered address for all Liverpool Victoria companies: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.

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