The 16 Worst Cars in History

1984 Pontiac Fiero

1984 Pontiac Fiero

The Fiero’s makers couldn’t decide whether they wanted a sports car or a fuel-efficient commuter. In the end, this lack of identity and severe cost-cutting killed Fiero’s chances at success. General Motors bought the engines in bulk, which meant they were poor quality. The rest of the car was essentially built from GM’s spare parts bin. When the Fiero debuted in 1984, critics called it “overweight and underpowered.” When engine fires became a problem, potential customers found other cars to buy.

Comments about “1984 Pontiac Fiero”

  1. Factor says:

    It used the Chevette engine, and it’s driveterain and location lead to cooling problems. It could’ve been a good car, but GM insisted for the Fierro to use the Chevette engine. Toyota saw it… and created the MR2…

  2. weird'o 101 says:

    it would have done good if it was better quality in my opinion

  3. 71 nova says:

    LOL wosrt car !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  4. o says:

    I think it’s cool

  5. Starscream says:

    It is not that bad if you get the specialy disigned tires for it.

  6. Fan of Super Mario Bros. 3 says:

    Dad says it was big time junk.

  7. mario 64 says:

    they made out of spare parts? dumb

  8. leopard16 says:

    hope the commercial guys car didnt blow up

  9. blt23 says:

    saweet thunda-bird! even back then car producers were recycling minded. (using the scraps)

  10. Bacon says:

    It looks cool but it’s made out of scraps

  11. trainman44 says:

    well i think its made of plastic so yup its not so cool

  12. Cool dude says:

    This car is awesome!!!!!!!!:)

  13. K says:

    It was a good car except in the snow!

  14. fargus says:

    There were so many good kit car bodies available for this platform…

  15. Higuy19 says:

    Not very cool, is it?

  16. trent991 says:

    Beautiful but firey

  17. supercar says:

    this is bad?

  18. swtrekker says:

    Quite the contrary, the Pontiac Fiero is a very cool car. It’s the only mid-engined, 2-seater sports car that Detroit ever produced. The 2.8L V-6 GT solved the “underpowered” problem. (For “underpowered”, just drive a 1st generation Mustang / Camaro / Challenger.) Engine fires pale in comparison to Toyota’s “unintended acceleration” debacle. Get rid of Aztecs; bring the Fiero back :0)

  19. hotmomma says:

    Loved driving this car. My dad owned one as did my first boyfriend.

  20. puppy says:

    sweatest car ever from pontiac

  21. kyletheterrorizer says:

    Let’s play “Fool the Guesser!” Estimated weight: 1,000,000 pounds; Estimated horsepower: 0. Yay, I guessed both correctly!!!!!

  22. ???? says:

    it you want to see something funny, watch the video for this car

  23. leopard16 says:

    Spare parts bin? Ugh!

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