The most-ser­viced ve­hi­cles of 2016

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The Toy­ota Hilux has topped the list of the most com­mon ve­hi­cles taken into work­shops dur­ing 2016, ac­cord­ing to fig­ures re­leased by Au­to­data.

Toy­ota, first be­gan pro­duc­tion of their pop­u­lar utes in 1968. To­day, there are more than 880,000 Toy­ota Hilux utes on Aus­tralian and New Zealand roads com­bined. Other mod­els to fea­ture in the top five in­clude the Nis­san Navara, Ford Ranger, Mit­subishi Tri­ton, and the Holden Com­modore, the only saloon car to make the top five most-ser­viced ve­hi­cles in 2016.

This year’s top 20 also in­cludes other highly pop­u­lar ve­hi­cles such as the Holden Rodeo, Mazda 3, Nis­san Pa­trol, Toy­ota Hi­ace, Holden Cruze and the Holden Cap­tiva – which made its début in Aus­tralia and New Zealand only 10 years ago, in 2006.

Au­to­data com­piled the list based on the num­ber of ser­vice sched­ules ac­cessed by its Aus­tralian and New Zealand sub­scribers, with more than 45 per­cent of in­de­pen­dent work­shops hav­ing used Au­to­data’s lat­est on­line plat­form in the past 12 months.

Au­to­data Aus­tralia’s man­ag­ing di­rec­tor, Brett Enge­man said: “One of the many ben­e­fits of Au­to­data’s con­tin­u­ous evo­lu­tion is the in­creas­ingly high lev­els of in­dus­try in­tel­li­gence that al­lows us to see where the de­mand for con­tent ex­ists, so that we can pro­vide the most in-de­mand and up-to-date in­for­ma­tion to work­shops.”

Top 10

Toy­ota Hilux (05-15) Nis­san Navara (05-15) Holden Com­modore (06-10) Mit­subishi Tri­ton (09-15) Ford Ranger (07-11) Toy­ota Land Cruiser (98-07) Holden Com­modore (04-06) Holden As­tra (98-04) Holden Cap­tiva (06-11) Nis­san Navara (97-14) Es­tab­lished in 1975, Au­to­data is a world leader in pro­vid­ing tech­ni­cal in­for­ma­tion to the au­to­mo­tive af­ter­mar­ket. Au­to­data de­vel­ops prod­ucts for use in au­to­mo­tive work­shops for the re­pair and ser­vic­ing of cars and mo­tor­bikes, as well as cor­po­rate so­lu­tions for com­pa­nies re­quir­ing be­spoke plat­forms or in­te­gra­tion with Au­to­data’s tech­ni­cal in­for­ma­tion.

Through long-stand­ing re­la­tion­ships, all data is li­censed di­rectly from 155 man­u­fac­tur­ers, cov­er­ing 40,000 mod­els world­wide. The new Au­to­data web ap­pli­ca­tion fea­tures 125,000 di­a­grams and il­lus­tra­tions, cov­er­ing over 550,000 pro­ce­dures. Visit www. au­to­data­group.com for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

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