Hooniverse Asks: What Car or Truck Had The Worst Case of "Cheap Cop-Out?"

lada-samara_interior_1 If you’ve seen the documentary A Faster Horse about the development of the 2015 Mustang, then you’re no doubt aware that a car design is made up of many, many subassemblies and parts, all of which are brought together by disparate teams. These are all held to strict budgets and from the outset the core product team determines how much of the overall budget each team gets. That results in cars that very obviously have had money spent on one area—say the suspension or body design—and that has caused some deficiency elsewhere, like in the quality of the interior materials. This robbing peter to pay paul strategy can result in cars the have one glaring fault, and that’s what we want to find today. What are the cars that demonstrate the most obvious case of a cheapness cop-out? Image: RoadSmile

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