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Old 09-06-2018, 07:14 PM   #1
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Old 09-06-2018, 08:13 PM   #2
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I'll never understand the West's hate of the wagon but acceptance of the hb. A wagon is identical other than a bit more length but a huge amount more cargo space.

For what ever reason most car manufacturers are obsessed with cutting steep angles in the rear windows of the hb ie: BMW x6. It essentially makes it a sedan but yet no one seems to car because hatchback.

Mini vans had it right with their almost completely vertical rear windows.
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Old 09-06-2018, 08:48 PM   #3
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Wagons aren't my thing personally, but I don't hate them or anything. I would rather drive a nice wagon like that than the typical crossover or SUV. I would definitely take that Corolla wagon over the god-awful CH-R or RAV4.

Still, that lispy, fish-face front styling on the new Corolla is just comically bad. It makes the latest Yaris hatch stubby-nose front design look better & better...
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Old 09-06-2018, 10:18 PM   #4
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I would buy this hands down without a doubt. I love my Yaris, but Iím starting to look for a relief vehicle for my van. Iíve been looking at wagons because I hate sedans. I hate SUVs less so I am looking at a 4runner or Highlander. I am taking on my wifeís old Sienna (160,000 miles) while Iím buying a Ford Transit Wagon for my wife and 6 kids. I just wring my hands at the fact that I canít get one of these. So disappointed.
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Old 09-07-2018, 10:59 AM   #5
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I considered buying a Venza when they first hit the US market. This reminds me a little of that. I wouldn't mind having it at all. I think I could make it look hard as #@$%.
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Old 09-07-2018, 07:41 PM   #6
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bummer. i saw an Acura TSX wagon at a wrecking yard the other day. i asked about it, but i guess it still belongs to the insurance company so they couldn't sell it to me...
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Old 09-07-2018, 07:53 PM   #7
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Call up the insurance company, there are ways to acquire..


and yes the consumers in the US hate wagons ( as much as the automotive journalists and guys like us love em)

but consumers have an insane fetish for SUV's and CUV's now... like. the active sport is a lifted focus..
dammit.

course I am also a huge hypocrite in this regard because I own a midsize SUV vs a wagon. but there are reasons
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Old 09-08-2018, 08:39 AM   #8
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It’s the implied versatility of the height. I have to admit I can’t stomach to lower my 2011 outback...
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:33 PM   #9
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ugly car. give us the GR TRD series you promised here :U
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