Volkswagen Passat/Beetle
Volkswagen Passat/Beetle
VW gets points for getting serious about the U.S. market and opening an assembly plant in Tennessee. It's a longtime enthusiast favorite: The New Beetle took home NACOTY honors in 1999, and its racier design should appeal to male voters. The Passat may be a bit too tame.

Odds: Passat 15-1; Beetle 8-1


Last updated September 15 2011: 2:47 PM ET
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