Are Japanese Cars Really More Reliable Than European And American Cars? If So, Why?

Are Japanese Cars Really More Reliable Than European And American Cars? If So, Why?

Are Japanese Cars Really More Reliable Than European And American Cars? If So, Why? This is the question I saw on a famous website Reddit.  In the following lines, I just wanted to share some of the views given by that website visitors. Now I want to ask you what you think about this? Please feel free to give your comments about the quality and reliability of Japanese cars vs. their US or EU counterparts.
There are several questions we may be able to address in these pages. Some of which are as follows.

  • How are the Japanese Japanese, US and EU cars different from one another?
  • Are one type of cars more expensive from one another?
  • Do you see any major difference while driving any of the cars from these different regions and countries?
  • Does the quality and reliability of a car depend on the name of the country or  based on the maker itself?
  • Are all the Japanese cars better than their counterparts in the US and EU? If yes, why? If not why not?
  • Which brands and models do you like the most and why?

You could give any comments on the questions listed above. . We will try to publish every comment you write here. So, hurry up and let us know your own take on this burning topic.
In fact, this is the number one job of this website to give you all the possible information about this topic and other related information as well, of course.  Let us make it our home to share our thoughts about the reliability and quality of used Japanese cars and how you compare them with those of their US or European counterparts.
By looking at the comments given on that website,  it seems to me the general consensus is that, Japanese cars are generally more reliable than European and American cars, particularly Honda and Toyota.
First of all, is this a fact or perception?
If it’s fact, why? What do European and American manufacturers lack that make their cars less reliable?
It seems, if you go to any “most reliable cars” thread, Honda and Toyota will be the most mentioned names on the website and offline as well.
Have these two cracked something in the manufacturing process the other makers haven’t caught up on? That is a natural question which comes to our mind next. If you have any say on this, please speak up loudly. We will be more than happpy to listen to you and then spread the word all over the world about what you think is the difference between the reliability  of used Japanese, vs. European cars or the US cars, available in the Japanese market.
In the following lines, I just wanted to quote a anonymous user on www.quora.com website by commending Honda and Toyota in terms of engine reliability and quality and comfortability.  Please enjoy./ the info.
In my opinion, Honda and Toyota emphasize on quality and reliability more than other Japanese automobile manufacturers. Here’s the reliability data for engines of different car makers across the world:
Engine reliability – top 10 brands according to Warranty Direct
1. Honda (failure rate: 1 in 344)
2. Toyota (failure rate: 1 in 171)
3. Mercedes-Benz (failure rate: 1 in 119)
4. Volvo (failure rate: 1 in 111)
5. Jaguar (failure rate: 1 in 103)
6. Lexus (failure rate: 1 in 101)
7. Fiat (failure rate: 1 in 85)
8. Ford (failure rate: 1 in 80)
9. Nissan (failure rate: 1 in 76)
10. Land Rover (failure rate: 1 in 72)
Engine reliability – bottom 10 brands according to Warranty Direct
1. MG Rover (failure rate: 1 in 13)
2. Audi (failure rate: 1 in 27)
3. Mini (failure rate: 1 in 40)
4. Saab (failure rate: 1 in 40)
5. Vauxhall (failure rate: 1 in 41)
6. Peugeot (failure rate: 1 in 44)
7. BMW (failure rate: 1 in 45)
8. Renault (failure rate: 1 in 46)
9. Volkswagen (failure rate: 1 in 52)
10. Mitsubishi (failure rate: 1 in 59)
In the following lines, another user of that site gave his take on the reliability of Japanese cars.
You can easily see that Honda leads its closest competitor Toyota by almost double reliability index. However, in top 10 reliable engines, there are makers from different countries (Germany, US). And in the bottom 10, there is just one Japanese maker – Mitsubishi, with high failure rate.
Hence, if you want to have a reliable car, go for Honda or Toyota rather than going for a Japanese car maker per se.
Another user offered a different perspective on the issue.  He said that In the past, no. But over time, the Japanese auto makers focused on building reliable vehicles which is what they’re known for now.
But there are recalls even for Japanese autos so their reliability isn’t As good as it once was. The companies have grown in size, adapting the autos to different markets And citing for market share, all of which affected the quality of their cars.
The issues we have tried to raise in the above lines are important as, in our opinion, not every maker and not every model is the same.  We would like to get your frank opinion on rthe reliability and quality of the cars you drive and what models are you planning to purchase the next. We will love to hear from you.  Just think about this seemingly very simple question which I will repeat here for you to think about the issue at hand then reoply us thoroughly about what you think about whether Japanese Cars are really More Reliable Than European And American Cars? If So, Why?