Top 10 Worst Car Companies

The Top Ten
1 Audi Audi Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles

Audi. Where to begin? Engines are hand grenades, transmissions fail, wishbones like to bend, plastics fall apart if they're not cracking, rims are weak & crack all the time - all within the first 100,000km. & the parts are not cheap. But, it's hard to feel sorry for audi owners, really - after all, they did circle the problem 4 times!

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.

Audi's are legendarily awful. Appaling ride, baulky, heavy, overpriced, sinfully boring, unengaging, uncommunicative, diabolical steering and handling, slow, rattly, unrefined, a fortune to service and maintain and absolutely appalling reliability.

My Audi was a garage monster.
She stood more in the garage to be repaired than in traffic.
It was an A4 from 2012 and it was the most terrible car I ever owned.

2 Jeep Jeep

They look nice (In my opinion) but these cars don't last. I've had a couple grand cherokees and they were both having major problems like within 50K miles. Now I drive a honda with over 100K miles and it hasn't had any problems whatsoever

I have to agree with modern Jeep being on the list because of the Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Compass. Horrid vehicles. But Jeep pre-2006 is a force to be reckoned with.

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

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.

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.

All of you here are glorifying older models. I too could say that about my older Chevy truck. I love that machine. I can't help it, I love the classic f-150's as well. But let's face it, today's Ford and Chevy vehicles are garbage. After hitting 60k on my 2015 focus st, I had to make sure that everything was on check. Everything became super high maintenance. Engine was faulty. Brakes actually loosened up about 25k miles in. Was leaking oil too. I sold it. Bought a fusion instead. Garbage. Now I'm stuck with more garbage.

Ford has no idea how to design cars. The mid-90's Taurus was a blight on the earth, and its current fleet of cars all plagiarize the iconic Aston Martin grill. Yes, Ford owner AM for a very brief period, but it's time for them to move on and come up with fresh design ideas. And fresh design ideas does not include killing off sedans wholesale (their latest short-sighted, hare-brained scheme).
Ford just cannot get out of its own way. Time for this wayward company to go to the rubbish heap.

4 GMC GMC

GMCs are SO unreliable! I know 3 people who own them. All 3 of them have problem after problem after problem. All 3 of them are buying Hondas and Toyotas next time. 2 of their transmissions blew at only 7 YEARS OLD! Probably makes their cars in
China!

How is this not #1? what the hell

5 Dodge Dodge

I agree that the older mopars had pretty durable motors such as the 225 slant six and the old Torqueflites. The biggest enemy with old mopars is rust. They rusted badly. I had a '73 Plymouth Duster 340 that I purchased used in 1980. It was one of the most mechanically reliable cars that I've ever owned clocking nearly 200,000 miles on the original engine. The Duster's fit and finish wasn't that great, but it was mechanically very sound and reliable. Driving my Duster on those salty Ohio roads the body and K frame were badly rotted. I ended up scrapping the car in 1990. I still miss my old Duster. The last mopar that I owned was a 1999 Dodge Intrepid (purchased new) that was absolute junk. The transmission blew up at only 5000 miles, and I had a myriad of electrical, brake, paint, and mechanical problems with that car. It also had the horrible 2.7 V6 that's become the worst engine Chrysler ever built. I ended up selling the Intrepid two years later and buying a used 1996 Honda Accord ...more

Dodge to me is one of the worst car brands I've ever heard. I didn't like how they look and how ugly they are! I think they break down more than Ford or Hondas or whatever. I would say they rust easier. Dodge Durangos, Journeys, Darts, Caravans, Pickups, and Dakotas, and more are the worst car models of Dodge. I want to say no on Dodges than Fords. Dodge should go defunct!

Dodge is the worst brand of cars. They rust really bad. They break down a lot. I don't like how those cars look. And I don't want to see those cars ever again and they should go bankruptcy.

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

6 Fiat Fiat

Fiats are about as exciting as water. Absolutely nothing special about them, yet they are planning on discontinuing some of the last good cars like the hellcat even though they haven't come out with anything new in years.

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

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?

I'd have to say fiat because they ruined everything Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and ram had.. not only did they ruin the American cars they bought out, but there cars are just as bad... especially the fiat 500, that's a joke

7 Mitsubishi Mitsubishi The Mitsubishi Group is a group of autonomous Japanese multinational companies in a variety of industries.

Mitsubishi is now trash for killing off the Eclipse and turning it to a pathetic SUV.

That Mitsubishi discontinued the evo and lancer evolution they have no fast models and I hate that

8 Land Rover Land Rover
9 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian luxury car manufacturer, founded by Frenchman Alexandre Darracq as A.L.F.A.

I don't know much about Alfa but Top Gear gives a lot of their models low scores like 5/10 and 6/10

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

What the heck, there are too many Toyota's everywhere. They are ruining many opertunities for many other car brands. Most Toyota drivers are very bad drivers. They are even ruining opertunities for it's own car brands owned by them. Even all the rich people are buying Toyotas. Whoever founded Toyota lost their mind. It should had been just a brand that makes something else. It would be better if Toyota came after Lexus, Subaru, and Scion. It would be the best if Toyota wasn't even existing until 2017, or if Toyota only made the Land Cruiser, Supra, and the GT86 plug in hybrid supercar.

Toyota's trucks are unreliable and some Toyota's are not rated well, except the
Toyota sennia . By the way they are worse than Audi's by the way Toyota's are ugly I hate their interior. they look old and they look the same, I rather get a Audi than a Toyota. I hate that Toyota's sports car and the Toyota Highlander does not rate that well. So by you thinking Audi's are the worst, but they make better cars than Toyota, I think the Toyota should be at #1 worst car brands

Alaska has no useable dealer, warranty is a joke. You have to drive
2000 Miles to Washington state according to toyota corporate?
They have cost me $18,000 for nothing. I now am in a 98 Durango,
Runs, shifts way better and smoother than the decrepit 2017 Tacoma.
Tacoma rear locks up while driving, factory rep says normal? It bucks, surged. The 98 Durango has same warranty,
None!

I talked about the positives of Toyota. Now I am talking about the negatives. Toyota is one of the most reliable car manufacters, but that's probably because they prioritize reliability over anything else. As a result, several of their cars does not feel new at all. My dad's 2017 Sienna looks like it came from 2012. This is evident by the looks of it, both in and out. Also, the interface of the car's screen feels old and like from the 2000s. My mom's 2017 Highlander is the least of my worries. What is missing from most Toyotas? Apple CarPlay. Toyota eventually included it, but as late as 2019. Before that year, Toyotas does not support Apple CarPlay. As a result, I have to buy 2 phone holders (1 for the Sienna and the other for the Hughlander), which I think is a complete waste of time and money. Also, my phone's small screen makes navigating harder, especially when the Toyota Highlander no longer has a built-in navigation system. Also, the Toyota's app that come with the infotainment ...more

The Contenders
11 Tata Tata

What a disgrace to humanity. At least the Yugo had character, Ford had the GT, Fiat had the Coupé, but Tata has nothing. Are they cheap? Yes they are, but so is a testicular amputation, and would you want that? Just because they own Jaguar Land Rover financialy does not mean they are the same manufacturer. This is why India is a failed republic.

Stupidest car company ever, there 2013 model cars look like 2008 model cars. They are so old looking and cheap.

A brand not worthy to own jaguar and land rover when they're own cars are hideous.

Tata should be leave making car. Bakwas shape, exterior, interior. Car noise like a pickup trucks. Worst R&D.

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

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

Chrysler 300's are garbage big gas guzzling oversized rim overpriced excuse for a "luxury car", I test drove one and believed it was some sort of bus, also very poor reliability ratings. not to mention slow unless you get the hemi,in which your stuck with enormous bills for gas and tires as you will shred the back ones off as you do burnouts trying to maneuver through everyday traffic, if you want a big v8 5 door car don't be dumb by the charger.

Oh, Chrysler. That name makes me think of all the terrible cars they have made. Of course some of them are iconic, but still junk. People say it's because Fiat has taken over the company, but personally I don't think it got any worse than it was. The definition of Chrysler should be "Overpriced, unreliable, since the beginning."

14 Smart Smart

They're marketed as premium city cars, but I don't think that's fooling anyone. Yes, they are relatively cheap, but they still cost quite a lot more than their rivals, and even calling them semi-premium cars would be an outright lie. Like seriously, what kind of premium car has cupholders as an option?! Even the newer models are very badly equipped and the higher trims/options are severely overpriced, like 400 euros for led lights.

Also there are also mercedes benz smart cars. These cars are too small slow and ugly. I never bought this car and never will. It's a ripoff mini cooper and mercedes.

If you crash one of these things, you're gonna get all mangled in the wreckage. These little things aren't cars, they're overglorified golf carts!

Has probably one of the dumbest and poorly thought-out designs in the automotive industry.

15 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.

Chevrolet is one of the worst manufacturers I have ever heard. I am not talking about classic Chevrolet: I think that the 1980s-1990s Corvette looks awesome. However, modern Chevy is where things go south here. Reliability is crap, the quality is crap, and their idea? A ripoff. You see, Trax is crap, Equinox is crap, Malibu is crap, Blazer (2020) is crap, almost everything, EVERYTHING, about Chevrolet is crap. No wonder why Zebra Corner mocks this domestic trainwreck. I would rather get a Nissan Sentra (which is mediocre) over any modern cars made by Chevrolet. All this atrocity makes the Sentra look like a masterpiece (which is not in reality).

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.

First, they made a bad car (Corvair). Then they replaced it with an even worse one (Vega). And they replaced it with possibly the worst America-made car (Citation).

Chevy is truly crap. Starts falling apart as soon as you get it home. The quality is horrendous.

16 Volkswagen Volkswagen

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.

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.

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

This should be the worst Brand by far always breaking down!

17 Lincoln
18 Tesla Tesla

Personally, I think that Tesla is terrible. They are long on price and acceleration and short on practicality, stability, and reliability. That is why I am considering Asian EVs instead, such as the Nissan Leaf, Kia Niro EV, etc.

Tesla Autopilot goes wrong and crashes! The Autopilot needs to be Update!

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

19 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
20 Yugo Yugo

I don't know overly much about cars, but I know that the Yugo GV was the Justin Bieber of cars. I feel bad for all of those Yugoslavians in the mid-1980s who had to buy one. And then another, after their first one was destroyed in a 0.1km/h collision.

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

This car company is a ripoff volswagon and the name is a ripoff yugo from dragon ball.

They broke down in like a year!

21 Lada 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

What do you call a Lada at the top of a hill?

A miracle.

22 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.

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.

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.

Only crappy drivers buy these garbage cars.

Boring ugly cars! They are too slow as hell!

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

I agree with this. Cadillac is pretty bad.

24 Peugeot Peugeot

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.

25 Buick Buick

Cars for old people

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