The worst car I ever owned was a 1981 Rabbit diesel. I loved the car; it was good fun to drive (although rather slow) and it got an honest 45 MPG. But its engine had been rebuilt by a backyard mechanic, and it blew a head gasket almost as soon as I got it. A few weeks later, it showed signs of the head gasket going south again -- but the car and I had moved 500 miles from the mechanic. Having paid as much in repairs as I paid for the car, I sold it as quickly as I could.
So what was the worst car you ever owned -- and why? Click the "comments" link and tell us your story. -- Aaron Gold
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