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Monday, 20 February 2017

Used Cars to Avoid (Consumer Reports)



According to Consumer Reports, these are cars you shouldn't buy used.

These 2006-15 models have a record of below-average overall reliability. They’re listed alphabetically by make and model. The worst used cars are shown in bold italics; they’re models with much-worse-than-average overall reliability based on multiple years of data. We recommend skipping all of them.


Acura

Model

Model Years to Avoid
RLX2014
TLX2015

Audi

Model

Model Years to Avoid
A4
2006-2007, 2009-2011
A52010-2011

BMW


Model

Model Years to Avoid
1 Series2012
3 Series
2006-2009, 2011
4 Series2015
5 Series
2006-2008, 2010-2012, 2015
i32014
X3
2006-2008, 2011
X52011-2014

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Avalanche
2007-2008, 2011
Camaro2013
Cobalt2007
Colorado
2008
2015
Corvette2015
Cruze
2011-2013
Equinox2006-2011
HHR
2006, 2010
Impala
2006-2008
2013
Malibu2006-2008
Silverado
2008-2009, 2014-2015
Sonic2013
Suburban
2008-2009, 2015
Tahoe2015
TrailBlazer2006
Traverse2009-2011
Uplander2006


Model

Model Years to Avoid
200
2012-2013, 2015
3002013-2014
Pacifica2007
PT Cruiser2006-2008
Sebring2006
Town & Country2006-2013

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Caliber2007
Caravan2006-2007
Challenger2013-2014
Charger2013
Dakota2006
Dart2013-2014
Durango
2011-2012, 2014
Grand Caravan2006-2013
Journey
2009, 2012-2014
Ram 15002009-2010
Ram 25002006
Stratus2006

Model

Model Years to Avoid
C-Max2013
Edge2012
Escape
2006-2008, 2010, 2013
Expedition2012
Explorer
2006, 2010-2012
F-1502011-2012
F-250
2006, 2008, 2011, 2013
F-350
2006, 2008
Fiesta2011-2014
Focus2012-2014
Freestyle2006
Fusion2013
Mustang
2012-2013, 2015
Taurus2010-2011

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Pilot
2010, 2015


Model

Model Years to Avoid
Elantra2010-2011
Genesis
2010, 2012
Genesis Coupe2013
Santa Fe
2010, 2015
Sonata2012
Veracruz
2008, 2011

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Q502014
JX2013
QX602014

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Cherokee2014-2015
Grand Cherokee
2007, 2010-2014
Liberty2006
Patriot
2008, 2014
Wrangler
2006-2009, 2012-2013

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Forte2012
Rio2013
Rondo2008
Sedona2006
Sorento2011

Model

Model Years to Avoid
MKC2015
MKZ2013

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Mazda52006-2008
Mazda62007
CX-72010
Tribute
2006-2008, 2010

Model

Model Years to Avoid
C-Class
2012, 2015
CLA2014
CLK2008
GL-Class2013-2015
M-Class
2007-2010, 2012
S-Class2014

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Mariner
2006-2008, 2010
Mountaineer
2006
2010

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Cooper
2006-2012, 2014
Countryman2011-2012

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Altima2013-2014
Frontier
2006, 2015
Juke2011-2012
Leaf2013
Maxima2006-2007
Pathfinder2013-2014
Quest2012
Rogue2014
Sentra2013
Xterra2006

Model

Model Years to Avoid
G5
2006, 2008-2009
Montana SV62006
Torrent2006-2009

Model

Model Years to Avoid
Forester2006-2007
Impreza2007-2010
Legacy2006-2008
Outback2006-2008


Model

Model Years to Avoid
Beetle2014
CC
2010, 2012
Eos
2008, 2012
Golf2015
GTI2010-2013
Jetta
2006, 2015
Passat
2006-2007, 2010, 2012
Tiguan2009-2012

Model

Model Years to Avoid
S602007
V602015
XC602014