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News: Audi only car maker to feature in Brits’ top 50 best-loved imports

McDonalds, Burger King and KFC may have their critics but according to a new survey of favourite imports, Brits prefer them to every car maker but Audi.


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MCDONALDS, BURGER KING and KFC may have their critics but according to a new survey of favourite imports, Brits prefer them to every car maker but Audi.

The German brand, which once endeared itself to the British public by advertising itself as the less pushy alternative to another Teutonic car maker, occupies 20th spot in the survey by food importer Santa Maria.

Apparently, Brits prefer it to those high-street staples Starbucks and Nandos, the Aussie chanteuse Kylie Minogue and kitchen gadget, the George Foreman grill.


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Meanwhile, those brands and products that Brits favour over the car maker include Ikea, Disney and Chinese food.

Audi’s success comes despite it achieving just 12th place in this year’s JD Power survey of customer satisfaction behind fellow German brands Volkswagen (5) and Mercedes-Benz (3). Lexus came top.

Brit’s top 50 favourite imports

  1. Google
  2. Chinese food
  3. Pasta
  4. Spaghetti Bolognese
  5. Disney
  6. Fajitas
  7. Croissants
  8. Ikea
  9. Samsung
  10. Facebook
  11. Chilli Con Carne
  12. iPhones
  13. McDonalds
  14. Friends (TV Show)
  15. Ben and Jerry’s
  16. KFC
  17. Domino’s Pizza
  18. Thai food
  19. Subway
  20. Audi
  21. Hummus
  22. Bagels
  23. Starbucks
  24. Levi Jeans
  25. Guinness
  26. Burger King
  27. Chicken Balti
  28. Nandos
  29. Enchiladas
  30. Kylie Minogue
  31. Chanel perfume
  32. Breaking Bad (TV show)
  33. Budweiser
  34. Family Guy
  35. George Clooney
  36. Marvel comics
  37. 24
  38. Sushi
  39. Walking Dead (TV show)
  40. Hercule Poirot (TV series)
  41. Burritos
  42. Tacos
  43. Yves Saint Laurent
  44. Sex and the City
  45. George Foreman grill
  46. Brad Pitt
  47. Quentin Tarantino
  48. Oreos
  49. Cava
  50. TGI Fridays