Subaru Legacy
Subaru Legacy
2011 sales: 42,401

Although it gets overshadowed by the crossover Outback, the Legacy turned in a solid performance in 2011, with sales up nearly 10% in a year when Japan's earthquake and tsunami squeezed Subaru's inventories. But having been in production since May 2009, the Legacy may look dated next to newer models in this quickly changing segment. It could also suffer if Subaru puts a big push behind its new-for-this-year redesigned Impreza.

By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated January 25 2012: 6:21 AM ET
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