Reliability Manual 2019. Appendix E85, which risks exist?


For these news the experts of the argus turn her heater blue and put her hands in fat. From their immersion in the workshops, three exclusive investigations emerged.


Case E85: not without risks

Housing E85

Marginal, a few months ago, the E85 is a great success. The reason? The low cost of the pump (average € 0.69 per liter). If conversion boxes are a source of savings on paper, their assembly raises many questions, especially technical questions.


The 40 supported errors

You are a victim of a mechanical failure, electronically … on a car, Dacia, PSA or Renault? Be aware that you can do this under certain conditions to acquire a commercial stake, Our experts will show you the list of 40 discreetly accepted breakdowns by the French manufacturers.


Unofficial remembrance campaigns

Is your vehicle affected by a recall in 2018? To figure out, the argus has listed the most important measures and shows in exclusive form the intervention of the manufacturers in the transport of vehicles to the workshop, without notifying the customer in advance. For example, they represent 50% of the callbacks were conducted by Peugeot last year

To see, The 20 biggest campaigns in 2018


First reports

Audi Q5 II
Audi Q5 II
Volkswagen T-Roc
Volkswagen T-Roc

Among the 360 ​​analyzed models, some new children are entering. This applies in particular to the Volkswagen T-Roc, the Mini Countryman II and the Audi Q5 II and TT III.


Observatory for Reliability

Like every three months, we take stock of the new problems that have arisen on the models. In this issue our experts talk about Citroen C3 Aircross the right front axle or the corrosion problems of the tailgate at the Renault Captur, Not to mention the update on the 1.2 PureTech PSA (Read our survey on French gasoline engines) to avoid clogging problems or engine breaks as well as support from six failures of Opel on a large part of his assortment.

the argus "Guide to Reliability" from 1st The quarter of 2019 is available at a price of € 5.60 or in digital form in the newsstand.

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