Top Ten Worst Car Companies

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The Top Ten

1 Audi

Really bad cars with horrible motors that go after 100k miles. People here just like them and are defending them because they're "luxury" cars like a BMW or Mercedes, which really aren't much better. Audi's are just glorified Volkswagen's.

Pretty damn great cars. The RS7 styling is beautiful and the interior isn't half bad.

Audi actually started off as a really bad car company in the 1900. But Audi has gotten a little better the past years.

You people don't have a brain. Audi is one of the best car brands in the world. They have an average road score of 81.39 and make very nice interiors and exteriors

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2 Ford Ford The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

The items that fail with regularity on Ford vehicles is stunning. Things that last 20-60 years, or longer on older vehicles, now rust through, fail, fall off, fall apart, break, were never correctly installed in the factory, were so poorly engineered that one wonders if Ford even has any engineers on their staff. If you buy a Ford, just keep it in the garage, never drive it except during dry, sunny weather, and pray constantly. Fix Or Repair Daily is now more true than ever. Scary As Hell should be the new name for Ford.

This is garbage, Ford has made excellent trucks over the years, my 1999 4 cylinder Ranger just hit 120,000 miles today. My father owns a 2002 Ford Excursion Limited Diesel that has a 7.3 Liter International Harvester engine in it making it one of the most powerful engines ever placed into a truck. The excursion now has 250,000 miles on it and has been all over the United States, From east coast to west coast, North to South with ZERO trouble. of course there were flat tires and oil changes from time to time but my experience has been very good with Ford.

Because I'm ozzy

Come on, Ford has made some great vehicles, like the Crown Victoria, and as someone mentioned, the Excursion, one of the BIGGEST, and GREATEST SUVs out there! Plus, our Windstar (2000) is at 150,000 miles. Right now it needs a little work, but all cars need work, somehow or another. But I'm proud that ours made it this far so far. Most Windstars (so I've heard) don't make it that far, but I guess we just lucked out. But overall, my family has had good experiences with Ford, and it does not deserve to be here on this list. Chrysler or Dodge deserves to be high up here. - yoshidinodude64

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3 Dodge

I agree with you. These cars are unreliable they tend to break down often. - TheBMWNerd29880

If you want an old mopar, just get a plymouth

Shouldn't be here. It 's American. - Trollsfan536

Dodge should be number one have you ever heard the saying dripping oil and and dropping grease everywhere.

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4 Fiat

Too small

They destroyed Chrysler! The ruined most Jeeps and uglified the Charger. Oh and how could I leave out the part where they ordered the crushing of 93 rare Vipers?

Ugly, behind disgusting cars are made by fiat. They are out of date and are behind everyone else in terms of car making. I think fiat will just have to shut their terribly, awful company of disgraceful cars

Everyone is talking about what they did to Chrysler and Dodge and what not. But Fiat ruined Lancia. And that is unforgivable.

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5 Toyota Toyota Toyota is a Japanese car manufacturer, located in Toyota, Japan. Some of their most notable cars include the Prius, Corolla, and Highlander.

Gosh people, educate yourselves, if you're going to state Toyota is a bad car company, list valid reasons... such as the number of recalls that the company has had. I disagree with Toyota being on this list, I can tell you that Toyota while perhaps lacking in overall appearances is an absolutely superb car manufacturer. With almost all of the models being made here in United States, Models excluding that are the Land Cruiser and 4Runner with both being made in Japan. I believe another model is made in Japan like the FJ Cruiser, but I can't remember. Anyways, Toyotas are synonymous to having the lowest cost of ownership, high resale value, high reliability, high safety ratings, and being built to a high standard of quality. The new engines for example the 2014 Toyota Camry uses 0W-20 oil, meaning it's fully synthetic and the engine is made completely made out of Aluminum. What this translates to is only needing to change your oil every 10,000 miles and if you like the sound of that ...more

Toyota sells cars at ridiculously expensive prices.STUPID CARS

Whoever put this on the list shluld cut their heads off, fall in a volcano, get run over by a truck, fall off a cliff, hold their breath for 3 weeks, go in the oven at 1000 degrees, get puched in the balls 20 times and then chuck them in hell.

Toyota creates one of the most reliable cars in the world. Are also good first time cars. I really don't know why this is one of the most hated. Yes, it is not luxury, but still, there are a lot of worse car brands. - USGC

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6 Tata

You are so wrong tata is the best car company in india... We are so proud of them because they are building so strong cars with amazing design and amazing feel of everything

TATA ain't a joke kid.

No tata is a car company with respect... Check out their new models of cars... Tata harrier and Tata altroz.. You'll get stunned... Never misplace an Indian car company... You talk about Chevrolet... How did it fail in India (I don't mean to embarrass anyone.. It's an opinion of mine.

I swear people people are hating on Tata because of one car: the nano. The nano probably costs less than any other car and don't forget Tata bought Land rover and Jaguar and refreshed the 2 brands that weren't doing too well under Ford. So don't hate.

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7 Chrysler Chrysler Chrysler is one of the "Big Three" automobile manufacturers in the United States, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Chrysler cars are bad the Sebrings were chicken nuggets with a door and windows! They almost discontinued all the their cars except 2 of them! I hate Chrysler so much.

Chrysler should be #1 worst. I have never known anyone that has owned a Chrysler that hasn't said it was the worst vehicle they have ever owned. Every time you see a car broke down on the highway (save for a flat tire or out of gas) it is a Chrysler. ALWAYS a Chrysler or a Dodge or Jeep. Look at any reliability list for the last 45+ years and just about every model Chrysler makes is at the bottom. Find one driving in a straight line on the highway. Find one that is parked in the lines in a parking spot. The people that drive them aren't usually too bright. Guessing they have no access to the internet to look up reliability. Their dealerships are only staffed with the most incompetent service staff and the cheezy suit wearing balloon tieing salesmen. Every single thing is an option. What a lousy company. Already went bankrupt twice, maybe third time is a charm.

Chrysler has always ranked the pooest in vehicle construction quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction from its dealers. I've owned a few later model Chrylser products and can conclude that these vehicles are absolute junk. The LH cars were attractive in appearance and offered a roomy interior, but a transmission blowing up on a car with less than 5000 miles is beyond belief. Chrysler has no appealing fuel efficient vehicles in their line up. All they seem to want to focus on are their "throw back retro mobiles" with over powered engines, goofy styling, and dated Mercedes Benz underpinnings. Chrysler won't survive unless they can build some cutting edge automobiles with hybrids and all electrics; drastically improve their quality control, drastically improve customer satisfaction, drop the silly over muscled retro mobiles that appeal to a small minority of auto buyers, and do create a new range of automobiles that can actually wow the majority of auto buyers. If Chrysler can't ...more

They canceled almost all their cars except the Pacifica & the 300.

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8 Smart Smart

Their cars are tiny

Gayest cars ever - sickomodeormobamba

This brand shouldn't be called smart, it should be called dumb

More like 'Dumb' - LightningStrike

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9 Jeep

People think jeep is good but it is the worst they come back for warranty claims all the time and they just break

your'e paying a lot for nothing and also if you want a proper offroader buy a Toyota land cruiser

Whoever put this on here is out of their mind - TheUmbreon

#4 in worst American car brands - bobcards

Jeep isn't bad, they make a lot of luxury cars. - Aidanwade223

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10 Volkswagen Volkswagen

German car company. - Trollsfan536

I'm a used car wholesaler and deal primarily with 5 to 10 year old cars. My usual month, I will buy and sell over 100 cars. Volkswagen and Audi along with Porsche SUV's are rather problematic and very pricey to repair. Terrible electrical systems, poor gaskets and so on. They are on parr with Jaguar, Rover or any crap out of Italy. In all honesty, European brands generally are poorly put together and way overpriced. There's a reason why a 10 year old Honda civic is worth more than a 10 year old S class Mercedes, and Audi A8 or anything out of Europe. Toyota may have recalls, but the costumer pays nothing and the car will run for decades, as will any Honda.

Terrible Car company, tests on animals illegally and lies about emission values. Can they continue to keep ruining their public relations?

What's weird is I hate Volkswagen but I love Audi (there the same company). Audi's are very well designed cars. Volkswagen have the most boring looking cars I've ever seen.

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The Contenders

11 Yugo

Yugo, I'll walk.

Yugo is a model, Zastava is a brand. - PinkF

They broke down in like a year!

Yugo's are ugly! They are horrible! This needs to be on #1! They look hideous!

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12 Cadillac Cadillac Cadillac is a division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors that designs and builds luxury vehicles.

HEY! Cadillac does not belong here! There cars look amazing and Cadillac has good luxury too.

Hey, cadillac is nice.

Cadillac made some of the best cars but now all cadillacs look like a constipated goat rip car design - IHSCOUTII1973

History, good car but not doing good after bankruptcy in 2009 trying to get up and going after a hard hit 3/5

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13 Honda Honda Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.

Why is this here
they build great cars
one of the best Japanese car companies
built the first super car that was cheapish and built the first super car that wouldn't break down in five seconds or break down if it reached high speeds

Some of the comments are funny. Just because it's not very fast doesn't mean that it's bad! The voters seem to be a bunch of teenagers who only see cars as speed vehicles. Most people actually don't care about speed and have higher priorities for their cars. The purpose of Honda cars was never to be speed-impressive. There are other car brands that are made for that purpose. - RalphSaad

Honda is a good very good vehicle, getting great gas mileage and is a generally safe brand of vehicles. However they're just boring to look at, The pilot and the element look like a box, the Accord coupe is okay and I like the features of the 2014+ models, The civic is dull to look at but is a fun college/university student car... kinda reminds me of a jet fighter from the drivers seat just because of how the console is set up... well you know.. not AS cool obviously. The Fit is boring, the CrZ looks like it came out of Tron, The CRV no matter how much it's updated is still uncool. It's got that "my boring parents drive this" look to it. Still to Honda's defense, they're affordable, safe, and economic vehicles to own.

Japanese car brand. - Trollsfan536

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14 Lada

These junkies have a horrible reliability and they are ugly. The people who voted for audi ford and toyota have just never embarked in these rotting on wheels. In russia lada is good but not in America.

A lada being tested by a Australian petrol head caught fire... In his driveway. Not moving, not even on. Who would like having cars spontaneously combusting in the driveway or a garage?

Good point. Lada looks like a 2010 or 2008 or something like that. I am stunned with shame on the design

Lada cars mostly get rusty quite fast.

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15 Buick

There is NO bad thing about Buick. It is an AMAZING car company. WHY IS IT EVEN ON THE LIST?!

Cars for old people

Buicks are not terrible at all. They actually have a pretty nice look, beautiful interiors and a history of good times with this brand.

16 Daihatsu

, the Mira Gino is a Mini rip off - VDub

Daihatsu isn't that bad

Daihatsu is just a bad version of toyota - TheSuperBanana

Daihatsu is stupid and slow

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17 Peugeot

How can you make such bad cars its like the people in charge of peugeot are either trying to make bad cars or are just plain stupid

Peugeot are the worst cars ever

Trash cars.

Why is it this low? If you know how bad they are, you know why. Cannot brake properly, malfununctioning heat system that can literally explode and set on fire, doesn't reverse well, and has many features and buttons that literally permanently lock the back doors and do nothing.

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18 Mini

Mini's are amazing and the mini coopers are so cute as well! Don't know why it's even on the list.

These are actually luxury cars!

Mini's don't look that bad. I'm not sure how they run but they are from BMW so they may be some pretty good cars. - Mcgillacuddy

Should be #200 worst - bobcards

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19 Tesla

What's wrong with you, Tesla is the best car company out there with zero emissions and less chance of fires. Do you hate our environment or what?

Tesla rules

Overrated, overpriced, and just not a good car in general.

The person who put this here doesn’t know about pollution.

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20 Kia

fire

Will find away not honour their warranty. Two major repairs not covered.

Kia will make good cars... When pigs fly!

Kia is absolute trash. They can't make reliable cars (and when they do it's just because the problems start after the warranty ends and aren't as apparent to the owners), and their diagnostic systems are badly written and in backwards English

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21 Chevrolet Chevrolet Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors.

Just

Sucks, ford is best

Celling is too weak

For people saying their trucks and cars last a long time, that's because I have worked on so many of them to do so, more then any other brand. They use the cheapest parts, material, and piss poor engineered. Their engine is ok but when it comes to anything else, it's garbage.

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22 Mazda Mazda Mazda Motor Corporation, commonly referred to as simply Mazda, is a Japanese multinational automaker based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

Japanese brand - Trollsfan536

Person who said "They don't make good powersteering", did you even test drive the vehicle before you bought it.

Zoom zoom zoom, not really

I will never buy another Mazda 3. Mazda does not know how to make power steering, My Mazda 3 acts like a car without power steering. Never, never agsin.

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23 Reva

They are so ugly

They made a horrrible Car called the G-wiz Which had no room,a battery which lasts for 2 minitues and simply broke up in a crash test
STAY AWAY FROM ANY CARS MADE BY REVA!

24 Commuter Cars

Because they are electric cars? Maybe if they get wet, then they get ruined

Commuter cars don't even have wipers. Why?

Some commuter cars actually DO have wipers

They look so stupid

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25 Porsche Porsche

Uhhh...what. Porsche isn't even bad company. Yeah, they might be expensive to repair sometimes, but so is your friendly neighborhood Kia and other high performance car companies like Ferrari. They also last almost near half a century if they are driven sparingly (*cough* 60's and 70's 911s). Don't even say expensive to purchase either. If you know your cars, you know literally ANY used Porsche can be found from $7,000 to $90,000 USD. By my opinion too, they are nice looking. So please do your research before you say a car company like Porsche is bad.

Rather buy a gtr

Porsche is cool! What!

I like the looks of the car but most versions look pretty much the same - Mcgillacuddy

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26 TH!NK

It sounds like the name of a cheesy online education company. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

This looks like a Beetle and a Fiat mixed together. Absolute trash - VDub

These cars are so damn ugly. Who would honestly drive one of these? - Mcgillacuddy

I'm TH! NK-ing about not buying their cars

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27 Hummer

If you want to waste all your money on gas, the Hummer is your car. The H2 blocks parking lots.

If you people actually drove one you would think differently those cars are incredible!

How to identify a 20 year old white man thinking they use those in the military - IHSCOUTII1973

They look very nice but they drink the hell out of your gas tank - Mcgillacuddy

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28 Proton

Their cars are worst ever production car in the world...! They even can't fix the power window system problem for all range models they produced. The company always copycat other car companies design just bit changes been made. They don't worthy as car maker..

Why is this so low? This should be at number 1.. Hands down proton beats all car (at being the worst).

Worst car in the world. They make Honda, Toyota and Nissan looks like God's car.

Its very cheap and slow in speed

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29 British Leyland

Nobody will know this company but I think it's pretty bad, go look it up there not that good! There pink! - TheCarNerd

You know what? That looks like an old mini cooper and volvo car mixed in

They also started Rover!

30 Skoda

The most ugliest cars in the world with poor engines and awful interior.

This must be 1. on this list because this company doesn't make cars but it makes washing machines...

31 Mercury

Our saturns engine blew up

32 Lamborghini Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant'Agata Bolognese and tractors Lamborghini Trattori in Pieve di Cento, Italy.

Only crazy people vote for Lamborghini I just voted for it for this

Lamborghini sucks - lamborghinisucks

Lol not even as good as mclarens and people are on here saying "wHy iS This oN ThE liST" ignorant unfactual dumbasses

It's the best car company ever. Being the best one it deserves to be costly!

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33 Isuzu

Who the hell put this on here Isuzu made great care and the commercials are hilarious! - IHSCOUTII1973

Cars not care - IHSCOUTII1973

34 Hyundai Hyundai

My mom used to own a hyundai the car was a peace of crap, it kept having problems and stuff

Hyundai and Kia are Korean cars. But I like Kia better than Hyundai. So this car company has to be the worst. Because they make horrible motors. Especially the Accent.

My mom had a hyundai car is was piece of junk car

That car is not worth a penny my mother had two and they where nothing but trouble. She will not get suckered into getting another ever.

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35 SsangYong

Don't look at the sport. It's really just a pick-up that ruins the iconic word.

The designer is british!
And it looks like he lost his glasses when he got to Korea... - kieron

Look up the SsangYong Rodius. Perhaps the most hideous car that has ever existed in my opinion.

Has anyone seen the Korando? - kieron

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36 Ferrari

Why on the list?

Who the heck put Ferrari - lamborghinisucks

Awesome car, but I can't stand gas guzzlers, if there was an electric Ferrari I would buy it if I had the money.

Seriously who the hell puts ferrari and lamborghini on

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37 Pontiac

Low quality but easy to repair, and you get lots of practice repairing it.

I had a Pontiac first mile break down do not get

That's why they stopped production

These cars are useless, they break down a lot too. Plus they have elow quality options and safety

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38 Saturn Saturn The Saturn Corporation, also known as Saturn LLC, was an American automobile manufacturer, a registered trademark established on January 7, 1985, as a subsidiary of General Motors.

I hate this car company. They don't have the right quality. - LightningStrike

Saturn is one of the most worst cars because they only made it for 1 1/2 years cause there brand was to bad

The company responsible for producing the Ion... need I say more

This is what the employees would say

Boss: hey everyone we're going to name a car company that is a planet. What shall we name it

Employee 1: we can call it saturn. After all it is a planet.
Boss: good idea
It's a name of a planet.

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39 Land Rover

WHO PUT THIS HERE?!

Worse cars - qwhx

40 Nissan Nissan

The Versa, enough said

Nissan is the biggest over priced piece of junk truck I ever got. 11,000 miles and broken, they use to make good truck and cars today I think all cars and trucks today are beer cans with wheels, will stick to motorcycles, cost less to up keep better mileage less pollution and no traffic problems just shoot down the center on the traffic jam.

GTR a box?! More like a coffin for other supercar companies because some of them is going to lose lots of money for the performance-price ratio!

Nissan is probably one of the best car companies out there, besides supercar companies like Ferrari and Maserati - Mcgillacuddy

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41 General Motors

Government Motors...

GM don't make cars they just own Chevrolet, Opel amongst others.

42 Bugatti

Wow uneducated peoples... it's a good car company! - Thekingofpopofalltime

Hardcore badass but kinda pointless to buy if you don't have anywhere to drive fast - Mcgillacuddy

Wouldn't be so obvious but around all circumstances, the Koenigsegg Agera would outmatch the Bugatti Veyron in all circumstances, yet with an equal or lower price tag. I hope you get what I'm saying.

Koenigsegg is better, but Bugatti is still a great company

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43 GMC

I like Penis

My 1500 still runs like new at 26 years old.

How is this not #1? what the hell

I know right this ucking car brand should be at number one

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44 Datsun

overrated - lamborghinisucks

NISSAN IS AWESOME THE BEST BRAND EVER WHY IS IT EVEN ON THE LIST! I am the sameguy that commented n saipa in caps

45 Chery

They're cheap and have no safety and probably no engine either - HappyGarrett

I've never heard of this brand, but knowing America's REALLY strict safety standards on cars, that's probably why... - Turkeyasylum

My aunt bought one and it started braking down regularly after just 3 years of usage. - RalphSaad

Not sure if typo or car brand I've never heard of...

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46 Renault

Don't like renaults they bad car

Good SUV maker and bit stylish as well.

47 Suzuki Suzuki Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu.

My parents owned two Suzuki cars since the past two decades - Suzuki FX and Margalla in Pakistan. In my experience, the car manufacturer should be banned from Earth. They make pathetic unreliable cars with bad quality suspension, timing belt, mileage, etc. The only thing positive about the cars is that the engine last for a long time without much trouble about 90k kilometers.

I was forced to ride these junk cars since my parents were relatively poor. I intend to break this trajectory God willing by buying a Honda or Toyota in the next few months.

Cheap trash

My Suzuki Swift only lasted for 5 YEARS

There cheap junk

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48 Perodua

Nothing good comes out of that part of the world

49 Infiniti

Most likely intentional

Not enough dignity to correctly spell their name - IHSCOUTII1973

50 Scion

Best sports car for the money will smoke a 1973 cuda 383 not to mention mustang v8 gt

Take a Toyota GT-86, put it on a diet of nothing but burgers, and you end up with the Yank alternative, the Scion FR-S.

The of whatever it is looks like it was made of FedEx boxes - IHSCOUTII1973

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