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13 New Cars You Should Avoid

March 31, 2016

Just like with any product, some vehicles can be a great purchase -- and others might be better to avoid.

Forbes recently released a list of 13 vehicles for 2016 they recommend car buyers skip due to things like bad performance, lack of design, or unsatisfaction among current owners. Vehicles on the list include the Acura RLX, Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, and Nissan Pathfinder.

Top New Cars You May Want to Avoid

Vehicle
Acura RLX
Cadillac ATS
Chrysler 200
Chevrolet Suburban
Dodge Journey
Ford Fiesta
Ford Focus
Dodge Dart
Infiniti Q50
Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Compass
Jeep Patriot
Nissan Pathfinder

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- Gregg Fidan

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About: Gregg Fidan


Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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