3. Saturn Outlook
It may not be a surprise to see Saturn on the list, considering it’s always wise to avoid automaker that no longer exist when shopping for a used car. Nonetheless, it’s fair warning to avoid the Outlook, a crossover SUV that was sold from model year 2007-2010. The Outlook was never a hot seller either with its best year coming in 2007 with 34,748 units sold. It’s essentially identical to the GMC Acadia, which also makes the list.
Reliability issues plagued the Saturn Outlook in Consumer Reports‘ study. Categories with worse marks through its model years include Engine Major, Engine Minor, Engine Cooling, Transmission Major, Transmission Minor, Drive System, Electrical System, Climate System, Suspension, Squeaks and Rattles, Power Equipment, and Audio System. In fact, the Outlook only scored better in Exhaust, and Paint and Trim in 2007.