Posts from ‘Station Wagons’
Class: Midsize Car
Miles driven: 473
Fuel used: 19.2 gallons
The premise underlying Cadillac’s decision to market a subcompact car in the U.S. beginning in 1982 was perfectly sound. The luxury division of General Motors was looking for a way to reach younger consumers, and a smaller, more affordable offering made sense. It would enable the brand to bring new buyers into the fold sooner rather than later, and hopefully those customers would move up to a larger, pricier Cadillac when trade-in time came.
Fact: You can’t sell a station wagon in the United States anymore. Fact: You can dress a station wagon up like an SUV and sell that, as evidenced by the popular Subaru Outback.
Porsche — which has had great success with its SUVs – “expands” the capabilities of its Panamera to add some of the utility normally reserved for its crossovers.