Sure, we all know that sales of big SUVs have been driven down by higher gas prices, but Autobytel's latest "Consumer Choice" report shows that we've only seen the beginning of a fuel price-driven restructuring of the automotive landscape. Based on online purchase requests for the second quarter of 2006 compared to the first quarter, here are some losers:

As you might expect, just about every small car on the market showed a surge in demand in the same period.

According to Autobytel, Q2 was the first quarter where trucks really felt the impact of higher fuel prices, with year-over-year purchase requests way down for the Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan, Chevy Silverado, Ford F-150 and Dodge Ram.

Autobytel's current "Hot List" for the second quarter:
[Source: Autobytel Inc.]

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