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Forbes...............Worst-Made Cars on the Road

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  1. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:24 PM
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    surfsupl

    surfsupl [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Rear Diff Breather~ 5100's ~Fog Light Anytime~Tint~TRD Seat Covers~Weather Tech's~Pioneer H.U.~Lift~Eibach Springs~LED's......blah...blah...blah
    [​IMG]If you want to drive something dependable and long-lasting, steer clear of these vehicles.
    With a 22% improvement in sales last month, and despite the six-month, $4.3 billion loss it announced Wednesday, General Motors is likely to have its strongest spring and summer in years. Plus, the automaker had critically acclaimed new products at the recent New York Auto Show and the much-anticipated Chevrolet Volt is due out this fall.
    More from Forbes.com:

    In Depth: Worst-Made Cars On The Road

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    Cars With the Best Gas MileageYear-over-year sales of GM's Cadillac division alone are up almost 76%; sales in the Buick, Chevrolet and GMC divisions were each up more than 40% for March. The industry as a whole was up 24.3%.
    Unfortunately just because GM's cars are selling well now doesn't mean they're the best bet for durability or value -- yet. It'll take awhile before GM's new direction shows up in tangible new products at the dealership.
    Four of the seven vehicles on our list of the worst-made cars on the road come from GM brands. And all of the cars on the list -- including Chrysler's Dodge Nitro and Jeep Wrangler -- are made by Detroit's Big Three. Only one car on the list is made by Ford Motor (NYSE: F).
    Cadillac Escalade
    [​IMG] Segment: Luxury SUV
    CR Predicted Reliability Score: Fair
    CR Value Score: Rated among the worst in value
    CR Safety Score: Rated among the worst in safety.
    CR Overall Score: 61 out of 100
    J.D. Power Dependability Score: 2 out of 5 Power Circles
    MSRP: $62,495

    Chevrolet Aveo
    [​IMG] Segment: Compact Car
    CR Predicted Reliability Score: Poor
    CR Value Score: Not rated among the worst in overall value
    CR Safety Score: Not rated among the worst in overall safety.
    CR Overall Score: 36 out of 100
    J.D. Power Dependability Score: 2 out of 5 Power Circles
    MSRP: $11,965

    Chevrolet Colorado
    [​IMG] Segment: Pickup Truck
    CR Predicted Reliability Score: Poor
    CR Value Score: Not rated among the worst in value
    CR Safety Score: Rated among the worst in overall safety.
    CR Overall Score: 41 out of 100
    J.D. Power Dependability Score: 2 out of 5 Power Circles
    MSRP: $16,985

    Dodge Nitro
    [​IMG] Segment: SUV
    CR Predicted Reliability Score: Poor
    CR Value Score: Rated among the worst in overall value
    CR Safety Score: Not rated among the worst in safety.
    CR Overall Score: 33 out of 100
    J.D. Power Dependability Score: 2 out of 5 Power Circles
    MSRP: $22,335

    Ford F-250
    [​IMG] Segment: Pickup Truck
    CR Predicted Reliability Score: Poor
    CR Value Score: Rated among the worst in overall value
    CR Safety Score: Rated among the worst in overall safety.
    CR Overall Score: 37 out of 100
    J.D. Power Dependability Score: 3 out of 5 Power Circles
    MSRP: $28,020

    Click here to see more of the Worst-Made Cars On The Road




    http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/109278/worst-made-cars-on-the-road?mod=family-home
     
  2. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    mntbiker2008

    mntbiker2008 First I derp.. then I herp

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  3. Apr 13, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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    asphaltpilot CAPS CAPS CAPS!

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    Geez. The F250? Really!?

    All are American made, most are Government motors.:rolleyes: Yay for the American Taxpayer.
     
  4. Apr 13, 2010 at 12:24 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    i love the Ford f250! its the greatest truck on the road! thats a fact of nature and none of you little bitches can dispute it! anyone who doesn't agree with my can suck my hairless ballsac! Ford rules!
     
  5. Apr 13, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    ColtsTRD .....

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    HAHA! I was reading this yesterday on Yahoo news
     
  6. Apr 13, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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    ColtsTRD .....

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    Will you shut up already...Jesus Christ! :brianr:



    :laugh:
     
  7. Apr 13, 2010 at 12:52 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    you must hate fords....
     
  8. Apr 13, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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    bahahahhahaha this is hilarious
     
  9. Apr 13, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    I work for a Chevy dealer (mechanic's parts counter) and I can say the Aveo is a total p.o.s. I've seen timing belts brake at 40,000 miles, gas filler doors brake off, and a list of other problems. However, the automatic transmission is about bullet proof. Guess who makes it? Aisin (Toyota). As far as the Colorado, I've seen cylinder head and front differential problems, but over all they seem to be pretty reliable, although, not very desirable.
     
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    I wouldn't go that far...I've always had a soft spot for Mustangs :eek:

    But no...i'm not a fan of their trucks
     
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    SurfInferno Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    Fix Or Repair Daily....yea i would believe it. My brothers f150 went through 3 trannys and a starter in a year. my moms explorer went threw 2 engines.
     
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    Chevy Aveo...one of the least appealing cars i've ever seen
     
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    That is all
     
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    Has anyone published a list of the most reliable cars built in the last 10 years?????
     
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    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    Fixed it.
     
  16. Apr 14, 2010 at 11:48 PM
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    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    colorado? good? no! lol. my freind has an 06 and the 4 speed auto sh*t itself at 60K lol
     
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    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    I absolutely hate the GM 4L60E transmission. I had one in my 2004 Silverado, and it was crap. When I said the Colorado is fairly reliable, I meant in context with other Chevys. It actually does not have a lot of the little nagging issues like oil leaks, check engine lights, lock cylinders, speedometers, etc. that the full size trucks have. I work at Chevy and could have gotten a great deal on a Colorado and I still bought a Tacoma. Every time I give a mechanic a new cylinder head for a Colorado, I'm glad I did.:)
     
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  19. Apr 15, 2010 at 10:16 PM
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    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    true haha never thought of it that way. the engine is actually pretty solid, though pretty sluggish and i like the chassis and rear suspesnsion more than the tacoma. but, everything else about that truck is pretty crappy.

    have you seen the UCA's for them? well the 2wd models anyway? two pieces chevy? really? really? lololol

    oh yah and the window on the truck broke. the crank window. you can break into it on command lol.
     
  20. Apr 15, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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