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5 bad cars in bumper-to-bumper traffic

5 bad cars in bumper-to-bumper traffic
5 bad cars in bumper-to-bumper traffic © Rafal Olkis/Shutterstock.com

Sitting in rush-hour traffic is never fun, but what can make it downright painful is being stuck in traffic in a vehicle that burns through gas too quickly or is way too loud to have a conversation.

While the car industry has gone to great lengths to make vehicles that are fuel efficient and block out noise, there are still cars and trucks on the market that are great for the open roads, but should be left in the garage when maneuvering rush-hour traffic is needed.

Different cars appeal to buyers for all sorts of reasons, but if most of your days are spent in rush-hour traffic, you'll want to avoid vehicles that have costly miles-per-gallon totals, are too loud or offer a bumpy ride -- cars better suited for off-roading. With that in mind, here are five 2014 vehicles you may want to avoid if heavy traffic is part of your daily commute.

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