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The Ten Worst Handling Cars Of 2010

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Sadly, there's an end of the skidpad scale we tend to ignore (wait, cars go below 1.0g?!) — clumsy, oafish and over-sized cars that handle like stuck pigs. Luckily, Motor Trend tests 'em! Here's the ten worst-handling cars of 2010.

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10. 2011 Honda CR-Z EX CVT/2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail (tie)
Figure Eight: 29.0 sec @ 0.57 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.78/0.73 g (avg)

9. 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite/2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid/2010 Volkswagen Routan SEL (tie)
Figure Eight: 29.0 sec @ 0.56 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.73/0.79/0.73 g (avg)

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8. 2011 Chrysler Town & Country
Figure Eight: 29.0 sec @ 0.54 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.73 g (avg)

7. 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Figure Eight: 29.1 sec @ 0.55 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.75 g (avg)

6. 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS
Figure Eight: 29.2 sec @ 0.54 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.77 g (avg)

5. 2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L
Figure Eight: 29.4 sec @ 0.56 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.73 g (avg)

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4. 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL 450
Figure Eight: 29.6 sec @ 0.54 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.70 g (avg)

3. 2010 Toyota Yaris
Figure Eight: 29.6 sec @ 0.53 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.76 g (avg)

2. 2010 Honda Element EX
Figure Eight: 29.8 sec @ 0.52 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.73 g (avg)

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1. 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT
Figure Eight: 30.5 sec @ 0.52 g (avg)
Skidpad: 0.67 g (avg)

[via Motor Trend]

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One other thing... I would like to see how full sized vans, the Chevy Suburban and Ford Expedition stack up in terms of handling. My guess is they won't stack up too well.