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Honda Jazz Dominates the Which? Car Best Buy Supermini Chart

Press Release   •   Jul 16, 2013 08:43 BST

The British built Honda Jazz has taken an impressive first and second place in the Which? Car Supermini Best Buy category, further reinforcing its reliability and popularity.

Owners placed three Jazz variants in the Supermini chart top ten, taking the two top spots with the current models. As a further boost, Honda cars feature prominently throughout the survey as being amongst the most reliable in their categories, with older and newer generations featuring alongside one another. 

Released in 2011, the Jazz Hybrid picked up the top spot, with car owners commenting on its reliability, handling and storage options, proving that performance needn’t be compromised for efficiency. The Hybrid is swiftly followed by the i-VTEC petrol Jazz variant, with style, performance and safety features continuing to impress customers. 

Also featuring in the Supermini category top ten is the first generation Jazz, released in 2002 it continues to be popular due to its impressive reliability, making it an ideal second hand purchase. 

It wasn’t just the Jazz that scored highly, the Honda Insight topped the Most Reliable Large Car category and the British built CR-V featured in the top five of the 4x4 and SUV table with a reliability score of over 81 per cent. 

The 2013 Which? Car Survey was completed by nearly 48,000 people who reported on over 57,000 cars. 

The Jazz is available with two snappy i-VTEC petrol engines – 1.2 and 1.4 – and Honda’s efficient hybrid IMA technology. Prices start from £11,695 OTR for the entry level 1.2 S, for further information on the range please visit 

About Honda UK

At the heart of Honda is the motto 'The Power of Dreams'. 

The pursuit of dreams was intrinsic to the success of Soichiro Honda, the man who founded Honda, and to this day it remains the driving inspiration throughout the company. 

Honda is a global business like no other. 

It is the largest engine manufacturer in the world and the business is comprised of more than 500 companies with 134 production facilities in 28 countries, plus another 31 R&D centres in 15 countries. 

Honda designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and sells cars, motorcycles, marine engines, ATVs, lawn mowers, tillers and generators, to name just a few. 

Honda (UK) is a subsidiary of Honda Motor Europe Ltd and in 2011 it celebrated 50 years in the UK. It is also home to Honda of the UK Manufacturing facility (HUM) in Swindon, which produces the Civic, CR-V and Jazz models for 60 markets around the world.