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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer | Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 List

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer | Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 List

If there’s ever a tool that is of particular use to a new car shopper, it’s the multitude of annual “Best X” lists that some of the world’s foremost automotive experts serve up for the car-buying public. But for those of us who love a good dose of schadenfreude, there’s the Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 list.


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The Detroit Bureau has the full Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 list, and boy can you ever expect to see a lot of Chrysler vehicles on there. In fact, Chrysler vehicles comprise more than a quarter of the whole list—three Jeeps, three Dodges, one Chrysler, and a partridge in a pear tree.

2014 Scion tC | Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 List

2014 Scion tC | Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 List

The list of the worst 2014 vehicles you can buy, according to CR any way, is as follows:

Subcompact cars

Smart ForTwo
Scion iQ
Chevrolet Spark

Compact cars

Scion tC
Mitsubishi Lancer
Dodge Dart

Midsize sedans

Chrysler 200
Dodge Avenger

Large sedans

Ford Taurus

Luxury sedans

Lexus IS
Lincoln MKS
BMW 7-Series

Wagons & minivans

Honda Crosstour

Small SUVs

Jeep Compass
Jeep Patriot
Jeep Cherokee with 2.4-liter engine

2014 Chevrolet Spark | Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 List

2014 Chevrolet Spark | Consumer Reports Worst New Cars of 2014 List

Mitsubishi Outlander

Midsize & large SUVs

Ford Edge

Nissan Armada
Dodge Journey

Luxury SUVs

Volvo XC90
Lincoln MKX
Range Rover Evoque

Let us know: are any of you out there owners of one of these unfortunate vehicles? Maybe you even think that your ride has gotten a bad rap? Either way, we want to hear from you; leave us a comment and let you know how yours has treated you thus far.


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