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Consumer Reports tests Wagons to find the best based on the following criteria

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The Highs, Lows, and Overall Rating refer to the model and trim line that we tested. A model earns the "CR Recommended" label by Consumer Reports when it has performed well in our tests, our subscriber -survey data indicate that it should be at least average in reliability, and has performed at least adequately in any government and/or insurance-industry crash tests or government rollover test, if tested. There are several reasons why a model would have no designation: It wasn't tested recently; it didn't test well; it did poorly in a crash test or tip-up in the rollover test; it has a below-average reliability record; it's too new to have reliability data; or we have insufficient reliability data.


This Wagon comes as a wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.5-liter 4 (157 hp) . It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.

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Predicted reliability is our forecast of how well a model is likely to hold up derived from our latest Annual Car Reliability Survey. We averaged a model's Used Car Verdict for the newest three years, provided the model did not change significantly during that time. Refer to Reliability History for more detailed explanation.


This Wagon comes as a wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.0-liter 4 turbo (220 hp) . It's available in AWD wheel drive and in a 8-speed automatic transmissions.

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Indicates percentage of owners surveyed who would definitely purchase the same vehicle again.


This Wagon comes as a wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 1.8-liter 4 hybrid (134 hp) . It's available in Front wheel drive and in a CVT transmissions.

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A composite score of CR's test results for braking performance, emergency handling, acceleration, driving position, visibility, and seat comfort. Braking and emergency handling carry the most weight.


This Wagon comes as a wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 1.6-liter 4 (130 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 (164 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.

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Overall MPG (overall mileage) is CR's measurement based on a realistic mix of highway, country-road, and city driving.


This Wagon comes as a 4-door hatchback body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 1.4-liter 4 turbo (160 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.5-liter 4 (157 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.0-liter 4 electric (195 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 hybrid (188 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a CVT transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a sedan, wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.0-liter 4 (148 hp). It's available in AWD wheel drive and in a 5-speed manual and CVT transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a 4-door hatchback, sedan, wagon body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.0-liter 4 turbo (180 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (240 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbodiesel (180 hp), 3.0-liter 6 hybrid (335 hp), 3.0-liter 6 turbo (300 hp) and 3.0-liter 6 turbo (425 hp). It's available in Rear or AWD wheel drive and in a 6-speed manual and 8-speed automatic transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a sedan body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 0.0-liter electric (302 hp), 0.0-liter electric (362 hp) and 0.0-liter electric (416 hp). It's available in Rear wheel drive and in a 1-speed direct transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a minivan body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 3.5-liter V6 (248 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 6-speed automatic transmissions.

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This category includes sporty hatchbacks such as the Mini Cooper S, Subaru Impreza WRX, and Volkswagen GTI, plus sporty coupes such as the Scion tC, and true sports cars such as the Mazda Miata and Scion FR-S. Engines are usually four cylinders and often turbocharged. The emphasis is on crisp handling, and the ride typically suffers as a result of stiff suspension and low-profile tires. The cabins are often noisy, too. Fuel economy varies from about mid-20s to low-30s overall, with the higher-horsepower models delivering worse fuel economy than non-sporty small cars.


This Wagon comes as a coupe body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 2.0-liter 4 turbo (240 hp) and 3.0-liter 6 turbo (320 hp). It's available in Rear wheel drive and in a 6-speed manual and 8-speed automatic transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a 4-door hatchback, sedan body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 1.4-liter 4 turbo (138 hp) and 1.8-liter 4 (138 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.

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This Wagon comes as a 4-door hatchback, sedan body style. The powertrain on this Wagon is a 1.6-liter 4 (138 hp). It's available in Front wheel drive and in a 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.