Used Cars to Avoid

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Here Are the Worst Used Cars in Our Rankings 

High or low prices, new or old models – low-quality vehicles come in all shapes and sizes. The models in this slideshow are some of the worst used cars, trucks, and SUVs you can spend your money on. 

We built this list based on the used vehicles with the lowest overall scores in our used car rankings. To get their overall score, U.S. News evaluated each vehicle’s safety and reliability ratings, as well as reviewer opinion of the car and the five-year cost of ownership. We only went as far back as 2007, covering most modern models that are likely to be on a used vehicle lot.

You’ll notice that one manufacturer has produced a large number of vehicles on this list – Jaguar Land Rover. Different model years of the Jaguar XJ and E-Pace, and the Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery Sport, LR2, and LR4 have made the list, mostly due to their high cost of ownership, cumbersome infotainment systems, and low J.D. Power predicted reliability ratings.

Click through the slides to see the worst used cars, according to our rankings.

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