US News - The 10 cars that killed America's automakers.

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  1. Bona Fide

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    Cliffs: No cliffs. The car names are bolded.
     
  2. Fase

    Fase Your Face, In A Pickle Jar.

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    I don't see any pics.
     
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    Left Lakers Fan For Life!

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    Fist car that popped into mind....Chevrolet Cavalier
     
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    BLoG Scented Meat

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    agree with the taurus, sebring, and compass
     
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    wagner Disallowed words OT Supporter

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    that list is way too short
     
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    and I hate the 'blame trucks' argument
     
  8. Bona Fide

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    10 more failures.
     
  9. Bona Fide

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    I agree with the H2/Prius debacle.
     
  10. Vermincelli

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    wth?
    cars that were cheap to build and sold alot are the blame?
     
  11. Bona Fide

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    I think it's more that they stopped caring to update it while everyone else was rolling out new versions every few years.
     
  12. 12 Angry Glebs

    12 Angry Glebs Damn Dirty Glebs!

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    sadly i remember the pinto days of exploding fuel tanks
     
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    :roflw: and sebring :rofl::rofl:
     
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    11. Pontiac Aztec
     
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    cliffs: true
     
  16. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    those cars do all suck
     
  17. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    Except the thing most people don't know is that the 60's-era Mustangs had the EXACT SAME fuel tank design, and thus, the same problem with fuel leakage and fire when hit from behind, but no one mentions this, they only apply this attribute to the Pinto, not the Mustang.

    The problem was that the fuel tank extended down too far, so that in a rear-end impact, the tank would be pushed into the rear axle, tending to cause the tank to rip open and leak fuel, causing fires.
     
  18. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    um, already on the list
     
  19. Bona Fide

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    I guess Pintos were getting rear-ended more than Mustangs.
     
  20. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    But not the Mustangs. hmmm....
     
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    Toyota Prius.

    :bowrofl: people actually drive that stupid fucking shit?
     
  22. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    :hsugh: Toyota can't get new ones here fast enough. Read the article.

    They're planning on making a plant here just to meet the demand.
     
  24. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    Or people just liked Mustangs more so that they were blinded to the problem. In the 70s it was more popular to hate on small cars like the Pinto, rather than classics like the Mustang.
     
  25. victimizati0n

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    thats my point, people are actually buying those stupid ass fucking things?
     

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