Driver Power 2013: The UK's best car makers

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1 May, 2013 11:14am

Lexus has been named best manufacturer in a survey of 46,000 owners

The top car makers have been revealed in the Auto Express Driver Power Survey 2013, with Lexus knocking Skoda off the top slot, ending Skoda's four years as UK's favourite car maker.

We polled more than 46,000 Auto Express readers to find out what is Britain's best car to own. Last week, we revealed that the Skoda Yeti was voted the as the UK's favourite car, and this week we rank the brands behind the models.

Lexus and Skoda swap places from last year's results, with Jaguar, Mazda and Mercedes rounding out the top fivein 2013. Smart finished bottom of our poll, in 32nd place.

For the full story on Britain's best and worst car makers, check out the latest issue of Auto Express, on sale now. For the full results of the Driver Power Survey 2013, see the special May issue of Auto Express.