This year, the Holden Commodore, one of Australia’s iconic cars, was the most serviced car by the Australian aftermarket, whereas the Volkswagen Golf V was the most serviced car by New Zealand’s automotive aftermarket professionals in 2017. However, the Holden Commodore (VE) (06-10) and (VZ) (04-06) appeared in the top 10 most serviced cars in both Australia and New Zealand.
For the first time, Autodata – a leading automotive technical information provider worldwide – has published an industry report that shares not only the top 10 most serviced cars in Australia and New Zealand, but also the top 10 most serviced light commercial vehicles (LCVs); motorcycles; hybrids; electric; petrol and diesel vehicles this year in the 20 countries (21 for motorcycles) with the highest usage of Autodata’s technical information.
The top five most accessed automotive technical information topics by Australian workshops were Service Schedules, Technical Specifications (vehicle identification, ignitions system, fuel system, etc.), Cam-shaft Drive System, Repair Times, and Common Faults & Fixes.
The top five most accessed automotive technical information topics by workshops in New Zealand this year were Technical Specifications, Cam-shaft Drive System, Wiring Diagrams, Electrical Component Locations, and Engine Oil.
|Top 10 most serviced cars in Australia 2017|
|1||Volkswagen Golf V (1K1) (03-08)|
|2||BMW 3 Series (E46) (98-07)|
|3||Holden Commodore (VE) (06-10)|
|4||BMW 3 Series (E90/91/92/93) (05-14)|
|5||Audi A4(8Ex) (01-08)|
|6||Volkswagen Golf IV (1J1) (98-04)|
|7||Mazda 6 (GG/GY) (02-07)|
|8||Audi A3/A3 Sportback (8PA/8P1) (03-13)|
|10||Holden Commodore (VZ) (04-06)|
|Top 10 most serviced cars in New Zealand 2017|
|1||Holden Commodore (VE) (06-10)|
|2||Holden Commodore (VZ) (04-06)|
|3||Nissan Patrol (Y61) (97-16)|
|4||Holden Astra (TS) (98-04)|
|5||Toyota Landcruiser (100 Series) (98-07)|
|6||Holden Astra (AH) (04-09)|
|7||Toyota Landcruiser (70 Series) (81-)|
|8||Holden Captiva (CG) (06-11)|
|9||Toyota Landcruiser/Prado (120/125 Series) (02-10)|
|10||Volkswagen Golf V (1K1) (03-08)|