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Peter Cheney test drives a Smart car
Peter Cheney test drives a Smart car

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Defending the '12 worst cars' list Add to ...

Auto writer Peter Cheney has taken a stand, giving his opinion on the 12 worst vehicles ever made. Some were chosen for their shoddy workmanship, others for design flaws that rendered them ugly at best, unsafe at worst.

Related contentThe 12 worst cars ever built

1978 Ford Pinto: This small cars was the butt of countless jokes due to its poor design that led to serious problems when involved in rear-end collisions.
These cars all have shoddy engineering, questionable taste, or poor manufacturing quality. Or all of the above.

Readers earlier had their chance to call him on his decisions; make him explain why the Chevette they loved as a teen deserved to be on the list. Do you think the Corvair wasn't really that bad, the Aztek has merit or even that the Canadian Bricklin deserved a shot? Here's now the discussion went:

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