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      11-03-2012, 03:22 PM   #30
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Nop. It is because the J-K cars work well and don't break.

It is very easy for manufacturers to get on the top ten/twenty list... build good product. It is that simple.

My car prior to my X3 was a Honda Accord and nothing broke or failed in 8+ years and 230K kms... nothing Add gas, change the oil and brakes and the car never failed.

If BMW builds cars that way they'd make the list too.

Originally Posted by HighPlainsCruiser View Post
snip...As far as I know this dominance in CR rankings for Japanese-Korean cars has been going on for two decades. I can only think of three reasons for it- either non J-K car makers are so inept technologically they can't compete, or CR has a conscious or unconscious bias towards J-K cars, or the reporting methods are skewed or manipulated.
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