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.

ModelYear(s) to Avoid
AcuraILX2016
AcuraMDX2016
AcuraTLX2015
AudiA42009-2011
AudiQ7

2007

BMW1 Series2009, 2011, 2013
BMW3 Series2008, 2011
BMW5 Series2009-2011
BMWX32008, 2011-2012, 2017
BMWX52011-2013
BuickEnclave2008-2011
BuickEncore2013
BuickLaCrosse2011, 2017
BuickRegal2011, 2013
BuickVerano2015
CadillacATS2016
CadillacCTS2008, 2014-2015
CadillacDTS2011
CadillacEscalade2015-2016
CadillacSRX2008
CadillacSTS2008
CadillacXTS2013, 2016
ChevroletCamaro2016-2017
ChevroletColorado2015-2016
ChevroletCorvette2014-2017
ChevroletCruze2011-2012, 2014, 2017
ChevroletEquinox2010-2011
ChevroletHHR2008
ChevroletMalibu

2013

ChevroletSilverado 15002017
ChevroletSilverado 2500HD2011
ChevroletSilverado 3500HD2011, 2013
ChevroletSonic2012
ChevroletSuburban2008, 2014-2016
ChevroletTahoe2009, 2015, 2017
ChevroletTraverse2009-2012
Chrysler200

2015

Chrysler3002013-2014
ChryslerPT Cruiser2008
ChryslerTown & Country2008-2011
DodgeChallenger2010, 2016
DodgeCharger2013, 2015
DodgeDart2013-2014
DodgeDurango2011-2013, 2016
DodgeGrand Caravan2008-2011
DodgeJourney2009, 2012, 2014, 2016
Fiat5002012-2015
Fiat500L

2014

FordEdge2012
FordExpedition2013
FordExplorer2012, 2016
FordF-3502008
FordFiesta2011-2016
FordFlex2010, 2012
FordFocus2012-2016
FordFusion2017
FordMustang2012, 2015, 2017
FordTransit Connect2014
GMCAcadia2008-2011, 2013-2014, 2017
GMCCanyon2015-2016
GMCSierra 15002017
GMCSierra 2500HD2011
GMCSierra 3500HD2011, 2013
GMCTerrain2010-2011
GMCYukon2009, 2015, 2017
GMCYukon XL2008, 2014-2016
HyundaiSonata2011
HyundaiTucson

2016

HyundaiVeloster2012
InfinitiQ502016
InfinitiQX602014-2015
JaguarF-Pace2017
JeepCherokee2014-2015
JeepGrand Cherokee2011-2015
JeepPatriot2014
JeepRenegade2015
JeepWrangler2012
KiaSportage2013
LexusGX2016
LincolnMKC2017
LincolnMKX2016-2017
Mazda52008
MazdaCX-92013, 2016
MazdaMX-5 Miata2009, 2015-2016
Mercedes-BenzGLC2016-2017
Mercedes-BenzGL-Class2012-2013, 2015
Mercedes-BenzS-Class

2015

MiniCooper2008-2013, 2015
MiniCooper Clubman2009
MiniCooper Countryman2012-2013, 2016
NissanPathfinder2013-1014
NissanRogue2008
NissanRogue Select2014
NissanSentra2013, 2015
NissanVersa Note2014
PontiacG62008
PorscheCayenne2016
Ram15002014-2015
Ram25002013-2015
Ram35002012, 2014-2016
SaturnOutlook2008-2009
SubaruOutback

2008

Subaru

WRX / STi

2015

TeslaModel S2013
TeslaModel X2016-2017
ToyotaTacoma2016
VolkswagenBeetle

2015

VolkswagenCC2010, 2012
VolkswagenEos2012
VolkswagenGolf2015-2016
VolkswagenGolf SportWagen2015
VolkswagenGTI2011-2012, 2015-2016
VolkswagenJetta2008, 2011, 2015
VolkswagenJetta SportWagen

2011, 2014

VolkswagenPassat2013-2014
VolkswagenTiguan2009, 2011-2013, 2015
VolkswagenTouareg2012
VolvoS602015
VolvoXC902016-2017

Editor's Note: This list also appeared in the April 2018 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.