2. Old ways aren't the best ways
2. Old ways aren't the best ways
The Chevy Camaro
The U.S. vehicles that hold their value best are in segments traditionally dominated by domestics -- sporty coupes like the Chevrolet Camaro and light and heavy-duty pickups like Ford's F-series. But American cars don't do well overseas. When the domestics go head-to-head in segments where the Japanese compete -- small coupes, sedans, minivans -- they finish out of the money in the Edmunds.com analysis.

By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated May 30 2012: 10:20 AM ET
Join the Conversation
10 cars in bad need of a design overhaul

Most car guys would deny it, but autos are partly a fashion business. Here are 10 autos that are ready for a full makeover.

Find Your Next Car

Get the latest car news:

Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.