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Subaru Tribeca - 2472 sales
Subaru has enjoyed continually growing sales success for the past few years, but the Tribeca hasn't been part of the action. It continues to be the brand's slowest-selling model, and sales numbers have dropped 80 percent since 2008.

Designed as a hip crossover-cum-minivan, it bowed as the B9 Tribeca at the 2005 Detroit auto show and dropped the "B9" prefix when it was redesigned for model-year 2008. Styling of the B9 -- especially the gawky headlights and flat-nosed grille -- was controversial, whereas the latest version looks more like a grown-up Forester or Outback. And that's part of the problem: Those models are the Tribeca's stiffest competition. Faithful Subaru buyers have been loyal to those nameplates for years, meaning they give the Tribeca little attention.

Originally available configured with either five or seven seats, three rows of seating have been the only choice since 2010. The Tribeca's sole powertrain option is a 3.6-liter flat-six engine with a five-speed automatic transmission, and Subaru's signature all-wheel drive. With stickers ranging from $31,220 to $36,520, the Tribeca is the priciest Subaru save for the high-performance WRX STI.

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