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Top Station Wagons

Featuring more space than the average sedan and packed with plenty of passenger-friendly features, our favorite station wagons are perfect for hip, modern parents. Forget the frumpy family vehicles of years gone by — our favorite station wagons offer cool looks, solid performance and smart, luxurious interior amenities.

Current Top 10 Station Wagons

A side view of the Volvo V60 T5 E-Drive

Volvo V60 T5 E-Drive
Featuring a new direct-injected turbo 4-cylinder, the Volvo V60 T5 Drive-E provides quick acceleration while still returning decent fuel economy.

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A three-quarter rear view of the BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon

BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon
This spacious five-passenger station wagon comes with all-wheel drive and safety features that include an interlocking door anchoring system and front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags.

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A three-quarter rear view of a 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

Acura TSX Sport Wagon
Featuring bold lines and a bevy of standard luxury features, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon is one family-friendly vehicle that isn't afraid to attract some attention.

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A three-quarter rear view of a volvo XC70

Volvo XC70
Boasting over 70 feet of cargo space and available with off-road-ready features such as all-wheel drive, hill descent control and Volvo's Instant Traction control system, the XC70 is an ideal vehicle for adventurous families on the go.

Volkswagen Jetta
SportWagen TDI

Perfect for the soccer mom who never slows down, this smart and sporty wagon is sure to keep up with the hectic pace of your day-to-day life.

A three-quarter front view of a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI

A three-quarter rear view of a silver 2010 Audi A4 Avant

Audi A4 Avant
Combining the convenience and utility of a station wagon with the power and performance handling that Audi rests its reputation upon, the A4 Avant is the rare wagon that is just as comfortable hugging turns as it is hauling groceries.

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen SE
Although it's a compact, this five-passenger station wagon provides a spacious interior and a well-rounded experience. The Jetta SportWagen SE has quick handling and features a 2.8-liter 5-cylinder engine that propels the car to a top speed of 127 mph.

A side view of a silver 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen SE

A three-quarter front view of a 2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T SportCombi
Saab 9-3 2.0T SportCombi
Saab's stylish sport wagon remains true to the Swedish company's roots. With its functional yet compact frame, decent horsepower, and reasonable starting price, the Saab 9-3 2.0T SportCombi is a great option for families looking for something more than the standard minivan.

Volvo V70
A sleek and reliable family-hauler, this roomy five-passenger station wagon features a unibody construction with an integral high-strength steel passenger safety cage and independent suspension.

 A three-quarter front view of a silver 2008 Volvo V70

Top 10 Station Wagons