Mitsubishi Outlander
Mitsubishi Outlander
Toyota's RAV4 and Subaru's Forester are kings of the small SUV segment, but the Outlander scores nearly as high and -- due to Mitsubishi's ongoing struggles -- is nearly invisible. Less than 1,000 were sold in December vs. more than 14,000 RAV4s. Interested shoppers should move quickly: The current model, which dates back to 2005, will be making way for a new one very soon.

By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated February 02 2012: 11:41 AM ET
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