Cars to avoid in 2014

Cars to avoid in 2014

Consumer Reports list of the worst new cars 2014 revealed…

It’s the list no car company wants to be on – the Consumer Reports ‘Cars to Avoid’ round-up.

Just published in the U.S., the annual list is compiled by individual Consumer Reports tests and evaluations and this year a number of vehicles familiar to Australian car buyers have been named.

Here are the vehicles to avoid, according to Consumer Reports:


  • Smart ForTwo
  • Scion iQ
  • Chevrolet Spark (Holden Barina) – Available in Australia

Compact cars

Midsize sedans

  • Chrysler 200/Dodge Avenger

Large sedans

  • Ford Taurus

Luxury sedans

Wagons and minivans

  • Honda Crosstour

Small SUV’s

Midsize and large SUV’s

  • Ford Edge
  • Nissan Armada
  • Dodge Journey – Available in Australia

Luxury SUV’s

Read more on this year’s Consumer Reports ‘Worst Cars’ list here.