Asian Brands Dominate Survey Naming Most Satisfying Cars To Own For 2020 In The UK

The Kia Sorento has been crowned Britain’s most satisfying car to own in Auto Express’ 2020 Driver Power rankings, which surveys new car satisfaction.

The survey saw the Sorento take top honors with an impressive score of 92.05%. The Korean SUV was also rated to have the best interior, as well as the best practicality rating. Rounding out the top 5 were the Peugeot 3008, Lexus RX, Kia Niro and Mazda CX-5.

According to owners, the Sorento also happens to have the most comfortable seats, while topping the tables for interior storage, rear legroom and even child-friendly features.

Related: Consumer Reports’ Take On 2019 Kia Sorento Is That It Offers Plenty Bang For Your Buck

“These wins for Kia are especially important to us as they’re voted for by our customers, people who live with our vehicles day to day. It’s also humbling to see a range of our vehicles praised for important and relevant ownership elements like infotainment and practicality. We as Kia Motors UK Ltd. alongside our dealer partners take huge pride in these awards and will continue to listen to our customers and deliver what they want,” said Kia Motors UK president and CEO, Paul Philpott.

The top 10 was once again dominated by cars from Asian brands with seven models, with the other positions held besides the well-performing Peugeot 3008 that finished second, by two Skoda vehicles, the Kodiaq and Superb. As for the full rankings, you can check them out below.

Best cars to own: places 1-75

1. Kia Sorento Mk3 – 92.05%
2. Peugeot 3008 Mk2 – 92.04%
3. Lexus RX Mk4 – 91.98%
4. Kia Niro Mk1 – 91.82%
5. Mazda CX-5 Mk2 – 91.75%
6. Skoda Kodiaq Mk1 – 91.73%
7. Toyota Corolla Mk12 – 91.71%
8. Lexus IS Mk3 – 91.64%
9. Hyundai Ioniq Mk1 – 91.61%
10. Skoda Superb Mk3 – 91.59%
11. Mazda 6 Mk3 – 91.59%
12. Toyota RAV4 Mk5 – 91.45%
13. Kia Sportage Mk4 – 91.44%
14. Volvo XC40 Mk1 – 91.38%
15. Skoda Karoq Mk1 – 91.29%
16. Toyota Prius Mk4 – 91.28%
17. Subaru Outback Mk3 – 91.12%
18. Kia cee’d Mk3 – 90.98%
19. Lexus CT Mk1 – 90.89%
20. Subaru Forester Mk4 – 90.66%
21. Honda CR-V Mk5 – 90.64%
22. SEAT Arona Mk1 – 90.63%
23. Kia Rio Mk4 – 90.56%
24. Nissan LEAF Mk2 – 90.55%
25. Toyota C-HR Mk1 – 90.49%
26. Mazda MX-5 Mk4 – 90.47%
27. Kia Stonic Mk1 – 90.41%
28. Citroën C4 Grand Space Tourer Mk1 – 90.38%
29. Kia Picanto Mk3 – 90.34%
30. Volvo XC60 Mk2 – 90.34%
31. SEAT Leon Mk3 – 90.28%
32. Lexus UX Mk1 – 90.27%
33. Subaru XV Mk2 – 90.22%
34. Skoda Octavia Mk3 – 90.18%
35. Peugeot 2008 Mk1 – 90.14%
36. Mercedes-Benz A-Class Mk4 – 90.14%
37. Renault ZOE Mk1 – 90.11%
38. Mazda 3 Mk4 – 90.06%
39. Honda Civic Mk10 – 89.98%
40. BMW 5 Series / M5 Mk7 – 89.82%
41. Ford Kuga Mk2 – 89.75%
42. Lexus NX Mk1 – 89.71%
43. Toyota Yaris Mk4 – 89.70%
44. Peugeot 208 Mk2 – 89.70%
45. Fiat 500 Mk1 – 89.63%
46. Audi Q5 / SQ5 Mk2 – 89.57%
47. Jaguar XF Mk2 – 89.49%
48. Nissan Juke Mk1 – 89.41%
49. BMW X3 Mk3 – 89.39%
50. Volkswagen Golf Mk7 – 89.29%
51. Volkswagen Tiguan/Allspace Mk2 – 89.21%
52. Audi Q2 Mk1 – 89.20%
53. Hyundai Tucson Mk2 – 89.14%
54. Suzuki Vitara Mk4 – 89.14%
55. MG ZS Mk1 – 89.12%
56. Nissan Qashqai Mk2 – 89.12%
57. Honda Jazz Mk3 – 89.11%
58. BMW X1 Mk2 – 89.08%
59. Vauxhall Astra Mk7 – 88.99%
60. Hyundai Kona Mk1 – 88.99%
61. SEAT Ateca Mk1 – 88.94%
62. Renault Clio Mk5 – 88.84%
63. Peugeot 308 Mk2 – 88.81%
64. Audi Q3 / RS Q3 Mk2 – 88.77%
65. Renault Kadjar Mk1 – 88.75%
66. Citroën C3 Aircross Mk1 – 88.74%
67. Mitsubishi Outlander Mk3 – 88.73%
68. Hyundai i20 Mk2 – 88.71%
69. Vauxhall Grandland X Mk1 – 88.62%
70. Audi A5 / RS 5 / S5 Mk2 – 88.59%
71. Ford Fiesta Mk8 – 88.59%
72. Citroën C1 Mk2 – 88.58%
73. Citroën C4 Cactus Mk1 – 88.48%
74. MG 3 Mk1 – 88.44%
75. Renault Captur Mk1 – 88.43%

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