The Detroit Three have been losing market share in a rising market since Volkswagen launched the import invasion back in the Eisenhower administration. The new angle this time is that Toyota and Honda will be able to resume full production in 2012 unhindered by earthquakes, tsunamis, or floods. But since imports have been making gains for more than half a century, this hardly qualifies as new news.
They may not be the sexiest rides on the street, but for value, reliability, and fun, these cars quietly blow the doors off the competition.
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