The 12 Most embarrassing cars in America revealed

1,500 licensed drivers were asked which one would be embarrassing to be seen in

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I remember mine, a 1960 Chevy Belaire, We've all driven a car we considered to be embarrassing.

Now a website has surveyed people to find their most embarrassing car.

The survey focused on 12 of the most controversial vehicles from the past decade. Survey participants scored them for their "cringe" factor.

Here's the list:

1. Smart fortwo
2. Nissan Cube

3. Hummer H2
4. Chevrolet SSR
5. Volkswagen New Beetle
6. Subaru Baja
7. Lincoln Town Car
8. Pontiac Aztek
9. Chrysler PT Cruiser
10. Honda Element
11. Chevrolet HHR
12. Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

Some vehicles fared better among men than among women. Women were more likely to be embarrassed to be seen in a Lincoln Town Car, a Hummer H2 or a Subaru Baja. Men didn't want to be seen in the New Beetle or the Smart ForTwo.

And, what types of vehicles embarrass us? says inexpensive compacts, minivan, cars painted purple, bright yellow or orange, headlight eyelashes, "My child is an honor student" bumper stickers and stick-figure family decals all are embarrassing.

Surely, you have your own thoughts on hideous cars, car colors, and accessories. Sound off in the comments below.  

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