Prestige cars are licking their wounds after motorists voted a Skoda as the best car to own in Britain.
The Auto Express Driver Power 2007 car reliability and satisfaction survey, reveals that the Skoda Octavia is Number One in the 100 best cars chart.
The family car beat rivals from BMW, Mercedes and Audi to the top spot. It was closely followed by the Lexus RX off-roader and Honda's new British-built Civic.
Tens of thousands of UK motorists took part in Driver Power 2007, completing a questionnaire that covered all aspects of living with their cars - including reliability, running costs, performance and comfort.Published 27 March 2007