Editors' picks: Don't be seen in one of these ugly cars

Mercedis-Benz Metris | Mercedes-Benz

Bugatti Chiron | Chesnot/Getty Images

Bugatti Chiron

  • Price: $2.6 million
  • Gas mileage: Not available

First off, the Bugatti Chiron reminds us of a beady-eyed rich kid. Why the seemingly unnecessary stereotype? Because the headlights look beady-eyed and the price is a ridiculous $2.6 million. That's why.

Honda CR-Z | Honda

Honda CR-Z

  • Price: $24,440
  • Gas mileage: 31 city/38 highway

This isn't a "business in the front, party in the back" kind of car. It's more of a "nothing-to-talk-about in the front; what-were-they-thinking?!" situation.

Nissan Juke | Nissan

Nissan Juke

  • Price: $22,300
  • Gas mileage: 28 city/32 highway

In grade school, it was popular to draw bubbly letters. This bloated-looking car takes us back to that time.

Rolls Royce Phantom | Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce Phantom

  • Price: $492,425
  • Gas mileage: 11 city/19 highway

We've never understood the appeal of a Rolls-Royce. The only thing we can figure is that people are told that these kinds of cars are a sexy status symbol, so they believe it. But when we see one, we think "clunky" and "outdated."

Mercedes-Benz Metris | Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Metris

  • Price: $32,500
  • Gas mileage: 20 city/23 highway

The name Mercedes-Benz brings to mind quality, class and style. But what's stylish about a vehicle that looks like a delivery van?

 Lincoln MKT | Lincoln

Lincoln MKT

  • Price: $45,365
  • Gas mileage: 15 city/21 highway

We can't decide if this car is a plain Jane or an awkward teen, or maybe a relative of action figure Stretch Armstrong?

Chevrolet Spark EV © General Motors

Chevrolet Spark EV

  • Price: $25,510
  • Gas mileage: 119 MPGe (miles-per-gallon equivalent)

This dinky car reminds us of a smushed bug.

Toyota Prius C | Toyota

Toyota Prius C

  • Price: $21,355
  • Gas mileage: 53 city/46 highway

This car gives us the sense that it's full of itself for no reason.

Toyota Mirai | Toyota

Toyota Mirai

  • Price: $57,500
  • Gas mileage: Not available

If this car were a human, the front-end design would make us think it had 2 gaping holes beneath the eyes.

Ford Fiesta | Ford

Ford Fiesta

  • Price: $14,580
  • Gas mileage: 28 city/36 highway

The "Fiesta" part of the name adds to the impression that this car is trying too hard to be cool.


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