If you only read the buff books, you would conclude that Americans only want cars that are fast, sleek, and status-laden. Those may be their wants, but the cars they actually buy often fall into one of three popular segments: compact and midsize car, compact SUV, or crossover. For Toyota, being able to sell 400,000 Camrys trumps a few thousand Land Cruisers.
Here are July's leaders and laggards in those three most popular segments, using data compiled by Edmunds.com
Honda's legendary culture of car guys may be the source of all its problems.
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