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Ford vs. Volkswagen New Beetle Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2014 Ford Flex   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Flexes, 8.5 months of data per Flex, average 17900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2013 Ford Flex 45
67.2413793103% 67.2413793103% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  30 Flexes, 9.9 months of data per Flex, average 44100 miles
2013 Volkswagen Beetle   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Beetles, 8.9 months of data per Beetle, average 22000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2012 Ford Flex   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Flexes, 9.3 months of data per Flex, average 49300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2011 Ford Flex 49
58.5714285714% 58.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Flexes, 9.9 months of data per Flex, average 72500 miles

 

2010 Ford Flex 45
44.5054945055% 44.5054945055% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  49 Flexes, 9.8 months of data per Flex, average 78300 miles

 

2009 Ford Flex 41
23.6263736264% 23.6263736264% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Flexes, 9.5 months of data per Flex, average 82600 miles

First model year.

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Ford vs. Volkswagen New Beetle Reliability Comparisons

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