Will Americans fit into small cars?

The Wall Street Journal just wrote an article asking if coupes are making a come back. Coupes are small, two seat cars (sometimes 2+2). Over the summer, the Journal told us that the last 12 months made up the "year of the crossover." Crossover vehicles are an SUV's body styling on a car frame. Today, I read in the USA Today, car makers are putting cars on a diet, using lighter materials for example. In a recent interview, GM exec Gary White reminisces on the good ol' days of SUVs. Gary said "it was a wild ride there for a while. It was pretty amazing."

What's going on here? Is the SUV dead? Can Americans even fit into small cars?

[Source: Kicking Tires]

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