Say Goodbye To These Vehicles After 2015
A list of brand new vehicles is published each January as automakers ready for the New Year with hopes of new sales. But as new vehicles are unveiled, there are always old models that are discontinued. Automakers discontinue vehicles for a variety of reasons, sometimes an engine stops being produced, thus negating the model, other times manufacturers want to streamline, or there’s a change in ownership and, of course, some models just don’t sell. Insider Car News (www.insidercarnews.com) recently published a list of 10 models that won’t be manufactured after 2015. Here is a list of those models that won’t be seen again.
Slow U.S. sales, coupled with the cessation of Holden Motors in Australia, led to this discontinuation.
Dodge Grand Caravan
Now owned by Fiat, Chrysler has trimmed its minivan offerings to only the Chrysler Town & Country.
The TL is an underperforming model in Acura’s lineup.
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
While the CTS will stick of around, lack of interest in the wagon model lead to its discontinuation.
Toyota FJ Cruiser
This was only ever slated as a one-generation model.
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
The 2015 Nissan Murano has an all-new body, but the CrossCabriolet was never a popular version.
Jaguar’s F-Type model is much more successful than the XK.
The cube is a slow-selling Nissan model.
Honda Fit EV
Honda only offered the Fit EV on a lease basis.
There are rumors that the Durango could simply shift brands and become a new, three-row SUV in Jeep’s lineup, but that has yet to be confirmed.