Wagons

2020 Subaru Outback, 2020 Legacy recalled for brake problem
2020 Subaru Outback, 2020 Legacy recalled for brake problem

The 2020 Subaru Outback and 2020 Subaru Legacy are being recalled even as initial deliveries of the redesigned wagon-like crossover and sedan arrive at dealerships. A missing or loose bolt in the brake pedal mount can impair braking and increase the risk of a crash, Subaru reported to the NHTSA on...Read More»

2020 Subaru Outback
First drive: 2020 Subaru Outback crosses over into the un-crossover

Don’t tell the 2020 Subaru Outback it’s an SUV. Talking to cars not only makes for poor one-way conversations, it also looks weird. And certainly, don’t tell Subaru Outback owners they’re driving an SUV. Most Outback owners I know are proud that the longtime wagon...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
Wagon woes: VW Golf Alltrack, SportWagen to end production

The end is nigh for two niche Volkswagen models. In a Wednesday announcement, VW said it will end production of the Golf Alltrack and SportWagen models for the U.S. market. Both models are currently made at the automaker's Puebla, Mexico, factory where production of the Beetle ended last week. VW...Read More»

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country
Big country, big price: 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country costs $46,740 to start

Volvo's version of its adventure-ready wagon will cost shoppers $46,740 to start, the automaker announced last month. For that much, which includes a mandatory destination charge of $995, shoppers will get a 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country wagon with a 250-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbo-4 paired to an...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design
2019 Volvo V60 vs. 2019 BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars

Once upon a time, station wagons were the family car of choice. Today, they’re mostly lost in a sea of crossover SUVs with a commanding view of the road ahead. The 2019 Volvo V60 and 2019 BMW 3-Series are two of the last wagons, and you’d better act fast if Bavaria’s finest wagon...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60, Tarragona, Spain, June 2018
2019 Volvo V60 vs. 2019 Volvo XC60: Compare Cars

When it comes to station wagons and crossover SUVs, the 2019 Volvo V60 and XC60 are all about the numbers. We like both and for mostly the same reasons. The V60 looks like an XC60 that was left in the dryer too long, and that’s just fine with us. We rate the 2019 V60 wagon at 7.2 points and...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design
Crossover alternative: 2019 Volvo V60 station wagon to cost $39,895

The Volvo V60 station wagon costs $39,895 and is now available for order as a crossover SUV alternative. The V60's base trim level, Momentum, includes a host of high-end features $40,000. Buyers will receive a front-wheel-drive V60 with a 250-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine, a suite of active...Read More»

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country
2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country first look: Sultry Swede on stilts

Volvo’s newest jacked-up wagon-cum-crossover dropped cover Tuesday in Stockholm, and for those looking for SUV ride height with a lot more style, the 2019 V60 Cross Country fits the bill. MORE: Volvo to test self-driving cars on Swedish roads before 2021 launch The 2019 Volvo V60 Cross...Read More»

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review update
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review update: let's get wheel

Our last drive of the 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake kept alive the dream that Americans would reject crossovers and flock en masse to gorgeous wagons. We said dream. A longer look at the Sportbrake rekindled that dream, but tempered it slightly. We can’t say that the XF wagon will be any more...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60
2019 Volvo V60 unveiled: the wagon is cooler than ever

The 2019 Volvo V60 station wagon that was unveiled Wednesday takes the automaker back to its roots, at least for now. The V60's scaled-down modern style hints at what's to come for the automaker's next-generation S60 sedan, which will be the first vehicle assembled at its new Charleston, South...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2018 Buick Regal TourX: Compare Cars

Few vehicles boast an image as crystal clear as the 2018 Subaru Outback—a wagon version of the automaker’s Legacy sedan that went to finishing school at Outward Bound. This year, a new competitor from a most unlikely source is eager to nab a few would-be Outback buyers. Enter the 2018...Read More»

2018 Buick Regal TourX
2018 Buick Regal TourX first drive: slightly rugged, very muddy

The 2018 Buick Regal TourX is a muddy vehicle. Not just because it is aimed at the hiking boot-wearing active-lifestyle set that marketers covet. Buick would like to see its new tall(-ish) wagon, which shares a nameplate, powertrain, and interior with the Regal Sportback hatchback, covered in dirt...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: The Car Connection's Best Wagon to Buy 2018

Wagons firmly live in the middle of a Venn diagram between practical and comfortable. Perhaps that's why more automakers are paying attention to the unusually small segment and offering high-zoot wagons that coddle buyers with luxurious amenities—at a significantly higher price. One wagon...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive: memories are made of these

You can remember your first car. I bet you don’t have to think hard. I’ll make another safe bet that the name of that car is clearer in your head than the name of your best friend from the same time. Like friends, memories, and first cars, we forget the flaws of things we love. Or, more...Read More»

2018 Buick Regal TourX
Wagons whoa! 2018 Buick Regal Tour X costs $29,995 to start

Our friends at CarsDirect have a scoop on the 2018 Buick Regal Tour X and its face-first charge to attract new shoppers: leave more money in their wallets. When the 2018 Buick Regal Tour X wagon goes on sale later this year, it will start at $29,995, including a mandatory destination charge. For...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
Updated 2018 Subaru Outback, Legacy have an updated price too

The small differences between the updated 2018 Subaru Outback and Legacy models and the outgoing versions will be easier to spot when they go on sale this summer. Just look at the prices. Subaru announced June 22 that when the updated 2018 Legacy and Outback models go on sale, they'll be up to $200...Read More»

Teaser for Jaguar XF Sportbrake debuting in June 14, 2017
Jaguar opens the gate on upcoming XF Sportbrake wagon

Will the SUV and crossover boom spill over into wagons? Jaguar thinks there's a chance, which is why it has confirmed that a station wagon version of its XF mid-size luxury sedan will be headed to showrooms in the United States late this year. It'll be called the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, and it's...Read More»

2018 Buick Regal TourX
2018 Buick Regal video preview

Are the days of the four-door sedan numbered? Take a look at the Buick stand at the New York Auto Show and you might ask the same question—especially when you go looking for the new Regal sedan. Instead, for 2018, Buick has this pair of mid-size, five-seat cars. One's a hatchback, and one's a...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI, 2017 New York Auto Show
2018 VW Golf lineup gets a facelift and some new eyeliner

Volkswagen showed off its new Golf family on Monday, just two days ahead of its appearance at the 2017 New York auto show. The updated interiors and revised faces for the compact car touch them all; the Golf, GTI, SportWagen, Golf R, and Alltrack models get the new goods—the new e-Golf was...Read More»

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