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Monday, July 15, 2024

Top Ten Worst Selling Cars of 2013

What were the biggest sales failures of 2013?

After compiling sales data for 2013 for every automaker, experts have set parameters to ensure the list of the top worst-selling vehicles includes legitimately bad-selling vehicles and not just canceled models and the toys of the super-rich. These parameters are as follows:

  • Starting price below $100,000.
  • The vehicle must have been on sale and in production for the entire year.
  • Vehicles are considered as they’re reported by the automakers. For example, the Golf R earned a spot on the list because its sales were reported separately from the standard Golf and GTI. Murano CrossCabriolet is ineligible because its sales are lumped in with the Murano.

Remember, poor sales don’t mean that a particular model is bad. Sometimes, you can even get a better deal on a poor seller if it’s the right model for you!

10. Cadillac Escalade EXT
Units Sold: 1,972 (+2%)
Last Year: 5th place
MRSP: $63,060

9. Volvo S80
Units Sold: 1,935 (-41%)
Last Year: —
MRSP: $39,900

8. VW Golf R
Units Sold: 1,598 (-59%)
Last Year: —
MRSP: $34,195

7. Subaru Tribeca
Units Sold: 1,598 (-23%)
Last Year: 7th place
MRSP: $34,095

6. Volvo C30
Units Sold: 1,361 (-51.9%)
Last Year: 10th place
MRSP: $25,500

5. Jaguar XK
Units Sold: 1,346 (-18%)
Last Year: —
MRSP: $79,000

4. Nissan GT-R
Units Sold: 1,236 (+4%)
Last Year: 4th place
MSRP: $99,590

3. Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Units Sold: 1,029 (+75%)
Last Year: 1st place
MRSP: $22,995

2. Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
Units Sold: 682 (-2.8%)
Last Year: 2nd place
MRSP: $18,595

1. Acura ZDX
Units Sold: 361 (-53.4%)
Last Year: 3rd place
MSRP: $50,920