For the sixth year in a row, London’s iconic black cabs were voted best in the world by getting 22% of the votes well ahead of runners up New York City (10%) and Tokyo (9%).
Rounding out the top five, Berlin came in fourth place with 5% of the vote, while Madrid, Mexico City and Amsterdam came in joint fifth with 4%.
Almost a quarter of respondents (23%) voted safety as their number one taxi priority, which London's cabs also ranked highest on.
New York's yellow taxis grabbed the top spot for availability (23%).
New York and Bangkok taxis tied for first in terms of value for money (20%).
Survey categories ranked in order of preference by voters: safety (23%); value (20%); knowledge of area (17%); availability (14%); quality of driving (11%); cleanliness (8%); and friendliness (7%.)