The most disliked cars of 2011

The competition was fierce in the race to be last. Surprise - the car at the bottom of the heap wasn't from Detroit.

A prize no one wants to win
A prize no one wants to win
2011 has had some notable high-profile flops: American Airlines, Coke's white can, numerous Republican presidential candidates, the Boston Red Sox. More than a few automakers can add their names to the list. In a year when U.S. car sales staged a modest recovery, a number of nameplates with high expectations wilted in the showroom. To one of them must go the title of "Most Disliked Car of the Year." We'll get to that, but first ten other cars worthy of dishonorable mention.


By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated December 19 2011: 5:46 AM ET
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