These 2007-16 models—listed alphabetically by make and model—have a record of much-worse-than-average overall reliability for the model years shown. We recommend skipping all of them. 

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Worst Used Cars

Listed alphabetically by make and model, these 108 vehicles have records of much-worse-than-average reliability, based on subscriber responses to our Annual Auto Survey.

ModelYears to Avoid
AcuraTLX2015-2016
AudiA32016
AudiA42009-2010
AudiQ72015
BMW1 Series2011
BMW3 Series2008-2011
BMW4 Series2014
BMW5 Series2008, 2012
BMWX32007-2008, 2011
BMWX52011-2012
BuickEnclave2008-2011
BuickLaCrosse2007
BuickLucerne2008
CadillacATS2013, 2015
CadillacEscalade2015-2016
CadillacSRX2013
ChevroletCamaro2013
ChevroletColorado2015
ChevroletCorvette2016
ChevroletCruze2011-2013
ChevroletEquinox2010-2011
ChevroletHHR2009
ChevroletImpala2010
ChevroletMalibu Limited2016
ChevroletSilverado 2500HD2011-2012, 2015-2016
ChevroletSilverado 3500HD2015
ChevroletSonic2012
ChevroletSuburban2008, 2014-2016
ChevroletTahoe2014-2016
ChevroletTraverse2009-2011, 2013
ChevroletVolt2016
Chrysler2002015
Chrysler3002013-2014
ChryslerPT Cruiser2007-08
ChryslerTown & Country2008-2012
DodgeChallenger2015
DodgeCharger2014-2015
DodgeDart2013
DodgeDurango2012-2013, 2015
DodgeGrand Caravan2008-2012
DodgeJourney2012-2013, 2015
DodgeRam 25002007
Fiat5002012-2013, 2015
Fiat500L2014
FordEscape2013
FordExpedition2012
FordExplorer2016
FordF-2502008, 2010, 2014
FordF-3502008, 2013
FordFiesta2011-2014
FordFocus2012-2016
FordMustang2015-2016
FordTaurus2010
GMCAcadia2007-2014
GMCCanyon2015
GMCSierra 2500HD2011-2012, 2015-2016
GMCSierra 3500HD2015
GMCTerrain2010-2011
GMCYukon2014-2016
GMCYukon XL 2008, 2014-2016
HondaAccord Crosstour2011
HondaCivic2016
HyundaiGenesis2016
HyundaiSonata2011
InfinitiJX2013
InfinitiQX602014
JeepCherokee2014-2015
JeepGrand Cherokee2011, 2013-2014, 2016
JeepLiberty2008
JeepRenegade2015
JeepWrangler2007-08, 2015
KiaRondo2009
LincolnMKC2015-2016
LincolnMKS2013
MazdaMazda32016
MazdaMazda52008
Mercedes-BenzC-Class2015
Mercedes-BenzGL-Class2014-2015
Mercedes-BenzM-Class2011
Mercedes-BenzGLE2016
Mercedes-BenzS-Class2015
MiniCooper2007-2011, 2015
MiniCountryman2012
NissanJuke2012
NissanMurano2016
NissanPathfinder2013-2014
NissanRogue2014
NissanSentra2013
Ram15002014, 2016
Ram25002012, 2014-2015
SaturnOutlook2007-09
SubaruImpreza2009
SubaruOutback2008
SubaruWRX/STi2015
TeslaModel S2014
TeslaModel X2016
ToyotaTacoma2016
VolkswagenBeetle2014
VolkswagenCC2010
VolkswagenGolf2010, 2016
VolkswagenGolf SportWagen2015
VolkswagenGTI2012-2013
VolkswagenJetta2010, 2014-2016
VolkswagenPassat2007, 2014
VolkswagenTiguan2011, 2013
VolkswagenTouareg2014
VolvoS602015
VolvoXC902016

Editor's Note: This article also appeared in the April 2017 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.