Used Crossover SUVs That Have The Worst Ratings And Reviews

Would you be discouraged from purchasing a used crossover SUV if none of the auto shops within 30 miles were familiar enough with your vehicle to service it? Wouldn’t you want to know ahead of time that the safe, affordable crossover you had your eye on would become a recall and repair nightmare?

From 2009 to 2014, find out which used crossover SUVs U.S. News ranked as the worst and what buyers had to say about their used car purchase after spending a year or longer behind the wheel.

2009 Hyundai Veracruz


The 2009 Hyundai Veracruz falls short when it comes to handling. U.S. News reviewed the mid-sized SUV, noting “sloppy handling” which may disappoint drivers who expect a sporty, responsive experience in a crossover SUV.

As an owner of a 2009 Hyundai Veracruz, Mr. Joe on Edmunds commented that he disliked the lag when hitting the gas from a stop. He also noted that the seats don’t go back as far as he’d like as a tall driver. This is surprising, as it’s expected that a crossover would offer enough legroom.