Length to height ratio: 2.0
The novelty appeal of the itty-bitty iQ has clearly worn off. Only 1,009 of these city cars found buyers in the first three months of 2013, less than half as many as in 2012. Like smart, iQ falls short in several categories. Car & Driver called it "slow and tiny -- but surprisingly expensive."
The stories of these 10 brands that died prove nothing is permanent - especially in the auto industry.