Just because a mainstream Automobile manufacturer launches a new car, that doesn’t mean it’ll find the mainstream win. Too often, new products either aren’t a right decision for the market or go so many years without updates that they fade into unimportance.
Whatever the matter, there are so many of brand-new 2018 cars and SUVs for sale right now that you’ve likely already forgotten. We’re not talking about Super-luxury vehicles and exotics, Actually, these are affordable vehicles from full-line players that just never found traction.
Click through the gallery above to see 10 cars and sport utility vehicles (SUV) that America forgot about, same cars moving on the road.
and ask yourself when’s the last time you saw a new one on the road?
The ILX’s detractors scream that it’s an expensive Civic, it’s an expensive last-generation Sedan. Why buy the Acura when the less-expensive Honda is even nicer these days?
Buick has something of an image problem in the US. It’s still trying to shake that “cars for old people” which bad reputation. The Cascada was meant to help change that when it came to the US a few years ago.
Buick never expected the Cascada to be a high-volume player. Still, when’s the last time you saw one?
The Impala has not listed as a bad car, it’s compact, comfortable and actually looks nice. But the American large sedan market is dying.
But, still, USA guys want to buy this car.
Yes, the Beetle. Volkswagen’s attempt at capitalizing on nostalgia. It worked for a while, thanks to its ridiculous shape, decent engine options, and silly flower holders, but as they say, “Nothing gold can stay.”
It has always been sort of a middle child in Toyota’s lineup. Extremely capable 4×4 and the big daddy’s toy Toyota Land Cruiser. What the Sequoia lacks in off-road ability, it makes up for in people hauling. like Dubai off-road SUV.
So what went wrong? Because it lacks a few things in its more basic trims that are available for similar money from other brands, such as a real limited-slip differential.
Most importantly, the thing hasn’t really been substantially updated in years, and it shows especially inside.
The manual transmission versions have historically had a terrible, heavy clutch, too.
Lincoln is undergoing its own “She’s All That” transformation, with vehicles like the Continental and Navigator receiving significant praise. they want to make like Bentley or Bugatti, But they are not, there’s the ugly-as-sin, Ford Flex-based Market which, still exist.
In 2018, Kia has managed to sell just 131 K900s in the entire United States, according to data from website GoodCarBadCar.com.
Ford has only been able to shift 6,115 examples of the Flex since January. Don’t expect any update, either. They said to be heading to the chopping block in 2020.
When Fiat re-entered the American market with the 500 and its subsequent Abarth and electric variants, people were snapping them up. Consumers have been decidedly less enamored of the 500L, mostly because it’s ugly.