Owning a slow car can be fun — or annoying.
The adage of “it’s more fun to drive a slow car fast” doesn’t apply to every car that’s down on power. Some vehicles can be dangerously underpowered, especially with how crazy a lot of other drivers are.
The least powerful car I’ve ever owned was my 2013 Chevy Sonic. I was a young, broke dad/college student, so I didn’t have the more peppy turbo engine. I was stuck with the LT trim with the 1.8-liter I4. It put out just 138 horses.
We asked readers what car was the least powerful they ever owned. Here are their answers.
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