How to avoid buying a lemon

  • 16/03/2016
Sue Chetwin (Paul Henry)
Sue Chetwin (Paul Henry)

New research in Australia shows two-thirds of people who buy a new car find problems with it within five years.

The latest car reliability survey from Consumer NZ found the most common problems within five years of purchase were electrical faults.

Next most common were braking systems, interior fittings including cup holders and power fittings.

Consumer NZ chief executive Sue Chetwin joined Paul Henry with her expert advice.