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View Poll Results: What's the worst car you've driven
GM (All) 11 25.58%
Fomco 5 11.63%
Chrysler Corp 9 20.93%
Toyota (All) 5 11.63%
Nissan (All) 2 4.65%
Mitsubishi 1 2.33%
Honda (All) 1 2.33%
German 1 2.33%
Korean 8 18.60%
Italian 0 0%
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:00 AM   #21
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I'd have to say my mom'* '84 firebird with a 4cyl. Couldn't get out of its own dust tracks. right color too...brown!
Ha Ha good old Iron Duke! A buddy of mine had one in high school, a whooping 90 hp!
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Years ago I had a full sized chevy pickup. Rode like a lumber truck, had a big hole in the hood where someone put a hood scoop and then removed it, bondo was pealing off. The linkage to the transmission was broken so I had to reach threw a hole in the floor and shift with a vise grips. A real pile of a truck, but you know what, it started every time and never let me down.
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Worst car I've ever driven is my mother in law'* 97 Accord V6 with ~106k miles.

Where do I start? The 2.7L V6 has no balls even at higher RPMs. For what should be considered a lighter car, it struggles to pull a 9 second 0-60. Slowest damn V6 I've ever driven. The fuel economy is sub-par, and manages 20mpg average. The transmission'* shifting is uncomfortable. Its not broken, its just...not right. It revs too high before shifts, it takes too long to respond to throttle, and worst of all, the car has no coasting ability whatsoever. If you let off the gas, you slow down at an abnormal rate. The Regal can coast for at least 2x the distance once you let off the gas. That to me is very annoying because you constantly have to be on the throttle to keep moving.

The leather interior seats are uncomfortable. There'* just something not right about it. It doesn't really feel cheap, just more like you're sitting on a bench.

The brakes (although the pads and rotors are new and not cheap), are complete garbage, and it is by far the worst car I have ever had the misfortune to attempt driving in the snow. Its a death trap and everyone in the family avoids driving it in the winter at all costs.

Oh yeah, and stupid (and expensive) **** breaks on it. Last year I had to replace both rear wheel speed sensors to the tune of $260 each, and that'* the Rockauto price. The door panels are also falling apart. My mother in law'* 2001 Saturn L200 is a MUCH better car in all respects.
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Most uncomfortable would have to be my bonneville. I learned that leather seats, -26* and a kilt is not a good combination. When you jump in in a hurry, things tend to no be where you want them.
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Regency 88! Bought it for $300.. Slapped a bunch of go fast stickers in the back window for some extra horsepower, then tried to spin it around on a 2 lane road going 60 mph... pulled the cv shaft out of the tranny so i just left it there, half in the road, half in the ditch. and ran like hell. was impounded 2 days later.. plates were the kids i bought it from so no harm no foul, for me anyway
But it actually ran great... but it was pickled bologna diarrhea brown, with cancer all over.
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X2!!! My next door neighbor bought one new 8 years ago. While all seemed well while it was under warranty. It seems the Koreans can engineer to line fine enough the make GM jealous. When it was up the troubles began. and I had to help the guy through alot of repairs. Fuel tank straps, fuels lines, tranny cooling line, brake lines, brake parts, frozen on beat rotors, I can't remember it all but it came to a point I used to drive by his place on my way out and look to see if anything else fell off the thing. It was laid to rest 2 months ago when it failed inspection. The frame had rusted through.
Don't think he learned anything though. Went out and bought a new Suzuki counterpart because it was the cheapest for 4WD/options. You get what you pay for. To bad he doesn't have enough to buy a little common sense after the Kia fiasco.
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worst car I had ever been in was an ex girlfriends Kia Rio, a 2001 or 2002 something like that. I never drove it because I refused to.

the car I hated driving the most was a 2007 Carola, but it was a company car so it was free, hated that thing more than any other car I had driven untill they gave me a 2007 Tacoma 4 banger automatic 2WD, thing was a dog and with the cap on the bed it was weighed down and had no balls to begin with. Thing would get high centered in the ruts made by my Jeep through snow on the driveway.
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..my former business partner'* early jimmy...Seat didnt go back far enuf for me to be comfy..had rust all the way up to the back windows..AKA no quarter panels radio was all static period..thing floated all around like hell..back window didnt close all the way..no tilt steering...heat wasnt worth a crap..doors only opend from outside...But once again always fired right up and the 4.3 moved it along with a good kick hell even hauled crown vics/pathfinders/toyotas anything with a tow bar no problem..
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Probably the Cavalier I rented after the accident with my 96 Astro. I think it was a 02 or so. Ugly green/blue automatic 4 door.
Worst month of driving hell so far. Initially, my repair on the Astro called for a week, but through insurance incompetence and idiot adjusters, it lasted a month. I know it doesn't reflect on nicer Cavaliers that have been taken care of, or that were more loaded. But this thing had a trans that hunted for gears, wind noise going down the highway that drove me nuts, brakes that could shake the fillings out of my teeth, and I swear every ****, lever, button or anything that moved was either stuck, broken off, or cracked. I actually had to bring it back a couple of times to the rental shop (which was also the dealer fixing my Astro) to fix things during that month. It had to come back for an oil change, rotors that were warped (which was that way from day 1), and it kept setting off the CEL for one reason or another.

Aside from that, a few times I've had to borrow my dad'* deathtrap caravan. Its not so much the van'* fault, he just doesn't care about maintaining it. Its even scarier to ride in it with him driving. Just because hes so oblivious to things I can hear going wrong with it. (Ball joints popping, brakes shuddering, transmission hunting for gears, etc).
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