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Europe's largest automobile club, ADAC released, the breakdown statistics for the year 2009. In three classes of cars Mercedes won the top position. Also other German manufacturers are in the vanguard.

France and Germany, super
In the case of mini-cars, the Citroën C1, which is identical to Peugeot 107 and Toyota Aygo, clearing the first place. Behind him are the Fiat Panda and VW Fox. Only a "poor" here achieved the Chevrolet Matiz model years 2008 and 2009. In the category of "small class" convinced of the Mini. He is hot on the heels of the Ford Fusion and Mitsubishi Colt. Although the Fiat Punto is here behind, but still creates a "good". The lower middle class will decide the Mercedes B-class by itself. Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series to follow in places. The Peugeot 307 is here Last, but overall is still in the process with good to satisfactory grades. The middle class or upper middle class dominated again Mercedes - here with the C-Class. Each of the participating six years of construction reached a "very good". BMW 3 Series and Audi A6 follow the second and third place.

Toyota, Hyundai and Opel problematic
In the category of sports car / convertible shall be present only four vehicles. This suggests Mercedes SLK and CLK with. The Peugeot 207 CC also manages the podium. When the SUV is Bavarian: The BMW X3 is in front of his big brother, the BMW X5. Third place was the Nissan Qashqai. All vehicles heimsen for each year a "very good". The Toyota RAV4 and the Hyundai Tucson mark in this class by far the end of the table. For small vans can score with the Citroën Picasso C4/Xsara achieved only very good scores. Opel Zafira and Renault Kangoo disappoint. In cases of large vans grants from the VW Sharan and Seat Alhambra identical with the first places - here are enough for the front positions good to satisfactory grades. The rear takes a Ford Transit with.

Electronics makes most concerned
Its statistics of the ADAC is from the margins of one to six year-together vehicles of its club members. The most common causes of failure were, as in the previous year, problems with the vehicle (40.8 percent) and damage to the ignition system (10.8 percent). Motor problems are, however, at 7.6 percent rather rare.