How much will the figures in the Graph below change with the introduction of the 2012 Ford Focus and 2011 Chevrolet Cruze? The current Chevrolet Cobalt and Ford Focus aren’t the most stirring automobiles but sell well in spite of their aging engineering and lackluster demeanors. Is it possible that the Toyota Corolla (and its sorta-kinda Matrix sibling) along with the Honda Civic could be superseded by two domestic alternatives?

What about the 2012 Hyundai Elantra? Preliminary pictures manifest a kind of style which can’t be found in the current most popular compact cars. Might the Dodge Caliber be replaced by a fun-to-drive Fiat-based small car? And what do we know about a future Honda Civic? Four years ago, Honda replaced the decent 7th-gen Civic with the contemporary 2006 Civic. Could they revolutionize again?