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> THE 10 UGLIEST CARS OF 2013
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post Sep 19 2013, 09:58 AM
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Okay, so I don't know where this writer got her automotive critique experience from but I can assure you her resume has nothing about being an expert / reviewer / designer in the automotive industry.

http://crissindaponder.com/my-resume/

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Some vehicles here I'm not fond of but JEESH!

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Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder? Or are these cars just hideous, no matter which way you look at them? Our money is on the latter.

From ugly to ugliest, here are Bankrate's picks for the 10 ugliest cars of 2013. Price stats belong to TotalCarScore.com, and mpg estimages from from FuelEconomy.gov. For those makes with more than one model option, we chose the base model to feature.

All text by Crissinda Ponder, Bankrate.com contributing writer

Coming in at # 10



Subaru Impreza
Price range: $17,895-$29,295
Mileage: 27 miles per gallon city/36 miles per gallon highway
If roads could talk, they would yell to drivers of these cars to never leave the house without a paper bag over their heads.


Coming in at #9



Kia Soul
Price range: $14,400-$19,000
Mileage: 27 miles per gallon city/30 miles per gallon highway
There's a reason hamsters star in the Soul's TV commercials. No human being should ever be seen operating these eyesores.


Coming in at # 8



Lincoln MKZ
Price range: $35,925-$39,045
Mileage: 22 miles per gallon city/31 miles per gallon highway
What's up with this car's grille? It looks like Lincoln wanted to appeal more to Harvey Birdman than everyday drivers.

Coming in at # 7



Hyundai Veloster
Price range: $17,450-$22,950
Mileage: 28 miles per gallon city/37 miles per gallon highway
Sorry, Hyundai, you lost several cool points for this one. Next time, finish designing the back of a vehicle before placing it in a dealer's showroom.

Coming in at # 6



Fiat 500
Price range: $16,000-$22,500
Mileage: 27 miles per gallon city/34 miles per gallon highway
"Small" is not synonymous with "cute." The Fiat 500 looks like a bug that someone tried to squish but didn't finish the job.

Coming in at # 5



Ford C-Max Hybrid
Price range: $25,200-32,950
Mileage: 45 miles per gallon city/40 miles per gallon highway
The only thing sexy about this car is its fuel economy. Otherwise, hang your head in shame if it was ever on your list of possible purchases.

Coming in at # 4



Smart ForTwo Coupe
Price range: $12,490-14,890 (FuelEconomy.gov)
Mileage: 34 miles per gallon city/38 miles per gallon highway
Why would you want to buy a car that looks like it will topple over if you sneeze in its direction?

Coming in at # 3



Toyota Prius Hybrid
Price range: $24,200-39,525
Mileage: 51 miles per gallon city/48 miles per gallon highway
When you decide to become an eco-friendly driver, keep in mind you give up style in the process.

Coming in at # 2



Nissan Cube
Price range: $16,760-18,860
Mileage: 27 miles per gallon city/31 miles per gallon highway
If the Kia Soul is the car of the hamsters, guinea pigs can definitely claim this one.

Coming in at # 1



Honda CR-Z Hybrid
Price range: $19,975-23,805 (FuelEconomy.gov)
Mileage: 36 miles per gallon city/39 miles per gallon highway
Honda was clearly going for an aardvark look with this car's design. There's no other explanation for its disfigurement.

source: http://www.boston.com/cars/news-and-reviews/2013/09/18/the-ugliest-cars/U9zOZwnmIaDS4lLa8HVn1H/story.html?pg=1





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post Sep 19 2013, 10:23 AM
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No Juke? That is one ugly mug.


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The Juke's look like they forgot blinkers and realized it at the last minute and decided to just throw them on the hood.


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post Sep 19 2013, 11:03 AM
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Hey-I think she doesn't like cars that are non-mainstream, looks wise. A Corolla or something similar is probably what she drives.
I like the Juke but agree the lights on top in front need to go. It has a great stance from the side.


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post Sep 19 2013, 01:51 PM
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She must drive a suburban and think its ''hot''!

Hmm... Not one mini van here too.


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CR-Z number 1? That thing looks pretty cute in that color. A prius in black with nice rims, waxed and well taken care of actually looks really good too.


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The writer hasn't much of a clue other than the Veloster (sorry, never liked it) and the Cube and I'm not much of a Soul fan, soul music yes... How she overlooked the Juke is beyond me, that is one fugly mosheen. The Lincoln, Subie, Prius and CR-Z are reasonable looking though I drove a CR-Z and I would never own one, little to no rear view, backing up was a shot in the dark.


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Save the Cube, I wouldn't consider any of these cars "ugly." "Bland" on the Prius perhaps.


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My brother owns a black CR-Z, and it's a sharp machine. I think the "manual" mode in the CVT is a waste of technology (and probably another $1500 on the price tag) but it's a very competent car. I bet it could really easily be made to handle well, and would be an absolute riot with just the 1.5 and a 5-speed.


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QUOTE (bhorste @ Sep 20 2013, 10:57 AM) *
My brother owns a black CR-Z, and it's a sharp machine. I think the "manual" mode in the CVT is a waste of technology (and probably another $1500 on the price tag) but it's a very competent car. I bet it could really easily be made to handle well, and would be an absolute riot with just the 1.5 and a 5-speed.


The Honda backed CR-Z at Nationals finished 5 spots behind me. wink.gif


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QUOTE (Vinnie @ Sep 19 2013, 07:58 AM) *
Some vehicles here I'm not fond of but JEESH!


Wow! The Nissan 2012-13 Versa sedan wasn't included. I would have bought a Versa sedan except for its ugliness. Finally got a good deal on the Elantra, bought it, & now am glad the Versa was ugly!


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QUOTE (Bobzilla @ Sep 20 2013, 11:29 AM) *
The Honda backed CR-Z at Nationals finished 5 spots behind me. wink.gif


It's the hybrid stuff... too much extra weight. I'm telling you: if they went with a CRX-type setup in that car, it'd be quick. And I bet I could've made it closer to you than the factory-backed driver. driving.gif


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