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Take a trip down memory lane, and turn up the music as you enjoy the handling and cargo room of a classic station-wagon-style vehicle.

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Wagons Buying Guide

Large, wood-sided station wagons are a thing of the past, but the concept lives on in a small number of practical and luxury wagons. Wagons are usually based on an equivalent sedan, sharing the sedan’s performance and features while adding utility with a rear liftgate and flat-folding rear seats. Some, such as the Subaru OutbackVolkswagen Golf Alltrack, and Volvo V60, have all-wheel drive available and a higher ground clearance that help to make them appealing alternatives to an SUV. Likewise, an alternative to wagons can be found in hatchbacks, as detailed in our small-car Buying Guide.