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Owners rank the least satisfying new cars in America

'Consumer Reports' says the biggest loser is a premium Japanese sedan

According to Consumer Reports, owners find these 10 cars and trucks the least satisfying new vehicles in their respective segments.

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These are the cars that owners say they regret buying

Acura ILX leads the list of cars people wish they hadn't bought.

Nobody wants to experience buyers' remorse, and that's especially true when dealing with something as expensive as a brand-new car.

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These are the lowest rated cars and trucks of 2017

Consumer Reports warns against buying these vehicles.

Consumer Reports recaps its lowest rated models for 2017, with products from Mitsubishi, Toyota, Dodge, Cadillac, and Land Rover.

Opinion
Why you should question J.D. Power's Vehicle Dependability Study

Because not all vehicle faults should be measured equally.

J.D. Power had rereleased the results of its 2016 Vehicle Dependability Study, complete with a fancy infographic. Sadly, the study is still misleading.

Consumer Reports singles out 2015's most unreliable vehicles

Most people probably expect at least a few trouble-free years from a brand-new car. According to Consumer Reports, that's not always likely to happen.

Consumer Reports' Least Reliable Brands

Not all cars are as reliable as they should be. Consumer Reports surveys members to find out which brands are best, and which are worst.

Worst-Selling Cars of the Month

There are lots of reasons some cars don't sell well. Some are too expensive, and others aren't competitive. Here are a few standouts from September 2015.

Consumer Reports' Worst Cars of 2015

Chrysler, Land Rover, Kia and Lexus all made the list. Find out which of their models were bad enough to be singled out by Consumer Reports' testers, and why.

The weirdest, wildest and worst vans and minivans of all time

Designers have been working to perfect the design of the minivan almost since the invention of the car. Click here to see some of their strangest creations.

Consumer Reports Most and Least Reliable Small Crossovers

Here are the top three most-reliable small crossovers and the top three least-reliable small crossovers sold in America in 2014, according to Consumer Reports.

Toughest Cars to Negotiate: August 2014

If you're looking for a big discount on your new car, you'll be better off either waiting to buy one of these ten cars or skipping them altogether.

Podcast
Autoblog Podcast #370

2015 Jeep Renegade, Worst New Cars for 2014, Geneva Motor Show

Episode #370 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Michael Harley and Craig Fitzgerald of BangShift and Boldride talk about the 2015 Jeep Renegade, the Consumer Reports list of Cars to Avoid, and the Geneva Motor Show, which opened today. We start with what's in the garage and fini

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Consumer Reports says these are the worst new cars of 2014

Consumer Reports has announced its annual list of worst vehicles, a cringe-inducing contrast to its list of top vehicles. Ignominiously leading the way in 2014 is Chrysler, which has a staggering seven models listed.

Popular Luxury Cars Score Poorly In Consumer Reports' Testing

The Lexus IS 250 and Infiniti Q50 fell well short of their competition

Two of the most popular luxury sedans on the market -- the Lexus IS 250 and Infiniti Q50 -- tanked in Consumer Reports' latest testing. Neither car earned the publication's "Recommended" rating.

Five Worst Cars Ever Made

These cars had the lowest sales in history, and it's easy to see why

Determining the top-five worst cars ever made could take into account a number of factors, but worst sales ever is a pretty good place to start.

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Autoblog Podcast #261

NACTOY finalists, 97,000-pound trucks, Saab bankruptcy, 100 Worst Cars

Inside Line attempts to name 100 Worst Cars of All Time

Inside Line is at it again, this time with a list of the 100 worst cars ever made. While we were pretty pleased with the website's choices for its 100 best earlier this year, this one is somewhat less satisfying, which is to be expected.

Forbes digs on domestics with Worst American Cars of 2006

For all of the effort General Motors, Ford and the Chrysler Group are putting forth to improve their product lines, there are still a few models that lag far behind what's behind what's being sold by foreign competitors. Forbes has compiled a list that highlights these vehicles in specific categories: lowest gas mileage, lowest safety ratings, worst predicted resale value, worst predicted reliability, lowest percentage of satisfied owners and worst E.P.A. air pollution and greenhouse-gas scores.