In America we have a slightly different take on where our products sit in the global quality arena. Perhaps because we tend to view the quality of countrys products by the cars they produce.
and Peugeot (The ones imported here were not fantastic
HSV GTS Maloo.
Sweden- Saab/Volvo You don’t ask a Saab owner how many miles they have on their engine, you ask how many engines they have had.
We generally think safety when we think of Sweden.
Germany- Audi, Volkswagen, Mercedes, BMW, MINI(now owned by BMW) Precision, reliability, expensive maintenance and repair. Serviceable, except for that one bolt on the water pump you need to drop the engine to remove.
Italy-Lambos, Ferraris. Pretty, fast, pretty fast. Alfa Romero. Plan on a lot of Garage time if you own an Italian car. The leather seats are nice though.
Japan-Toyota, Honda. Great gas mileage. What does that wire/hose do?
Britain- MG, Mini, Rover. Do you know why the Brits don’t make televisions? They can’t figure out how to make them leak oil.
USA-We have had some flops, Edsel, Tucker. But we had the ModelT, and early Ford/American stuff is hard to kill. Heavy, clunky, simple, slow.