Mazda 3/5
Mazda 3/5
Mazda punches above its weight with smart designs that are right-sized but seldom scores a knockout. The 3 excels as a driver's car, and the 5 is a standout mini-minivan. But Mazda needs another Miata to win a title, and it doesn't have it this year.

Odds: (joint entry): 60-1

Last updated September 15 2011: 2:47 PM ET
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