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Feature   March 8, 2011   by CARS Magazine

Consumer Reports Reveals Worst of the Worst

The 2011 Autos issue of Consumer Reports has hit the stands, and once again, the magazine strives to identify those makes and models that are vehicular creampuffs and lemons.


The 2011 Autos issue of Consumer Reports has hit the stands, and once again, the magazine strives to identify those makes and models that are vehicular creampuffs and lemons.

To that end, based on the magazine’s considerable research, the following rides (model years 2001-2010) were classified as the “worst of the worst.” According to Consumer Reports, these vehicles (listed alphabetically) have multiple years of reliability that’s “much worse than average.”

So, how about it readers? Do these cars and trucks show up in your shop on an all-too frequent basis? And for that matter, based on your own personal experience, are there other models you’d like to see added to the “worst of the worst” list?

“Worst of the Worst” List:
Audi A6 (2.7T, 3.0T)
BMW 535i (AWD)
BMW X5
Cadillac SRX (AWD)
Chevrolet Astro
Chevrolet Aveo
Chevrolet Blazer
Chevrolet Colorado (4WD)
Chevrolet Impala (V8)
Chevrolet S-10 Pickup (4WD)
Chevrolet Uplander
Chrysler PT Cruiser (Turbo)
Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan
GMC Acadia (AWD)
GMC Canyon (4WD)
GMC S-15 Sonoma (4WD)
GMC Safari
Hummer H3
Jaguar S-Type XF
Kia Sedona
Mercedes-Benz R-Class
Mini Cooper Convertible
Pontiac G6 Coupe & Convertible
Saturn Outlook (FWD)
Saturn Relay
Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible
Volkswagen Passat (V6, FWD)
 


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