Here's a model line that succeeds on the basis of familiarity. With its strong family resemblance to the old Explorer, the Escape has been among the most popular compact SUVs on the market. That resemblance ended this year when the Explorer got a redesign, but a new look hasn't slowed the aging Escape, which is due to move to its own global platform for a full makeover in 2013.
Honda's legendary culture of car guys may be the source of all its problems.
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