Lexus Named Best Manufacturer In Driver Poll

Wed 24th Apr 2019

Japanese luxury brand Lexus is celebrating after being recognised in a number of categories in the influential Driver Power poll.

The poll which is published by Auto Express after getting the views and opinions of thousands of drivers, asking questions about a car’s reliability, build quality and styling. Lexus has won the Best Manufacturer award for the third year in succession after claiming an overall 92.06% satisfaction score..

Lexus claimed accolades in a number of other categories in the Driver Power poll with the RX claiming the Best Premium Large SUV, the RC coupe taking Best Sports Car, the IS saloon winning Best Compact Executive Car and GS saloon named Best Executive Car.

Speaking about the win Ewan Shepherd, director Lexus Division, said: “It’s 30 years since the Lexus brand was born and it’s always been our aim not just to deliver the best customer service, but also to redefine what great service means to today’s customers.

"It’s this core commitment to excellence, a line-up of great new products and the hard work and dedication of everyone who works for Lexus – especially our retail partners – that has helped us once again claim top place in the Driver Power manufacturer rankings.”

Steve Fowler, editor-in-chief of Auto Express, said: “It’s fantastic to see Lexus top the Driver Power brand rankings for the third year in a row. The company has a proven track record of building luxurious, desirable, and comfortable cars, and the stellar reliability rankings Lexus continually generates will be the envy of many car makers, too.”
Other brands to rank highly were Alfa Romeo (92.04%), Kia (91.54%), Mazda (91.51%) and Skoda (91.36%) completing the top five.