There are a couple of ways to determine if a car is disappointing. The first is the most logical way, analyzing sales figures. The second is more of a philosophical approach -- for example, is this car destroying a brand's credibility?

It's really fun to watch when both happen.

Don't get me wrong, I don't take pleasure in seeing any company fail because that comes at the expense of workers that busted their asses to get a product out to the market. Long story short though, every produced vehicle -- even the hideous Aztek -- is someone's baby. You know it has to hurt for the people that poured their heart into the project.

Regardless, CNN decided to put together a list of the most disappointing cars of 2011. Let's see if YOU can add to the list with your very own input.

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BMW'S top U.S. sales executive says he is disappointed in the 5-series GT, Automotive News reports. "The disappointment I have is that I thought a lot of our 5-series station wagon customers would go with the GT," Jim O'Donnell says. "In point of fact, that is not happening. We have lost those customers to the competition -- mainly to Mercedes-Benz...

...Designing and engineering new models is part art, part science: a billion-dollar bet on what the car buying public will want for years into the future. The deepest pitfalls come in trying to head off in a new direction, like a convertible minivan or an SUV with a coupe body. Despite all the market research, focus groups, and educated guesses, car companies can get it wrong. The design fails to catch hold, the market doesn't develop, competition proves stronger than expected. Bottom line: They blew it...

[Source: CNN Money]

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