Sport wagon is becoming such rarity lately, welcome to the top 10 best sport wagons. As the name implies, you will find 10 of the best currently available sport wagons, we choose only the newest version of each brand for the list. Sport wagon combined the versatility and performance of several types of cars thus it becomes very popular back in the day, but with the increasing popularity of the SUV, many people prefer to get a SUV and many sport wagon brands are now gone. Fortunately, some manufacturers are still trying to recapture the sport wagon market to the once it was.
One thing that can be said about the new Fiat 500L is how it looks very unique, it has a one of a kind body design that many people will either love or hate. But do not underestimate this small wagon, it’s a little boy that can do many things, outside of its cheery appearance, the new 500L is an able car with a lot of available features and gadgets, you can also buy optional features if you can spare some money. This small wagon is cheap but it offers a good amount of space available for the back passengers, although for some weird reason, it is not very comfortable sitting at the front seats. Since the Fiat 500L is a small wagon, so do not expect big engine out of it, a 1.4L 4 cylinder turbo engine is used as the standard, and this engine has 160 horsepower and 184 pound feet of torque.
Mercedes Benz E-Class Wagon Sport
The new Mercedes Benz E-Class has many different trim levels and if you would like to get a sport wagon, fortunately it has exactly what you need. The trim level you would want to check is the Mercedes Benz E-Class Wagon Sport. If you are already familiar with the new E-Class, then the wagon sport offers almost similar thing as the base model; space. The Sport Wagon trim level give you a lot of space inside, so large the space is, you can fit your camping equipments in it easily. The Mercedes Benz E-Class Wagon Sport trim level is equipped with the 3.5L V6 engine with 302 horsepower and 273 pound feet of torque, while it’s reasonably more powerful than base model; it has worse fuel efficiency rate; 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.
The best thing about the new Audi Allroad is its impressive handling and its ability to run on something that is not the usual road. Although it can do off-road, it’s not something to brag about because its off-road capability is below par; but still better than the usual sport wagons on this list. This car is like a combination between a sport car, a sedan and a wagon so the car is a bit weird; it got sport seats along with the tight back seats, a wagon stance and has expensive price point. The 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine is used as the standard for the Audi Allroad with this engine, the car will have 220 horsepower and 258 pound feet of torque.
Now, if you really want a sport wagon that can do off-road with ease then you need the Subaru Outback. This new Outback might not look like much; as it has pretty plain looking design, but this is one car you should not underestimate with. Beside its off-road capability, the new Outback has amazing handling and great comfortability along with a wide number of available features and optional ones, this car promises good ride whatever what type of terrains there are. The standard engine for the Subaru Outback is the 2.5L 4 cylinder engine with 175 horsepower and 174 pound feet of torque, being able to run off-road means two things; it has the all wheel drive and 6 speed manual transmission systems.
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
It has sport wagon on its name, so you would expect that the new VW Golf SportWagen to be sportier than the regular Golf right? Well, you are not wrong, but aren’t right either, it looks resembles more to the regular golf than a sport car and its performance is also nothing to brag about; although it did have better performance than the Golf. What makes the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen worthy on this list is not only the cheap price, but the 1.8L 4 cylinder turbo engine which has 170 horsepower and 184 pound feet of torque. It has 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway which is great and better than most cars on this list.
With the decreasing popularity of sport wagon, the manufacturer are trying their best to attract the customers back and with the Kia Soul case, its unique body styling might do the trick. If its unique body might attract people then the interior is the one which will make everyone fell in love with the car, the interior of his car is as stylish as it looks. The interior got a lot of features available, including several new infotainment gadgets that are usually not found in cars of its price range. The engine is one of the Kia Soul weak point though, it is a 1.6L 4 cylinder engine with only 130 horsepower and 118 pound feet of torque, not to mention its fuel efficiency that is only slightly above average; 24 mpg city and 30 mpg highway, this engine is also way too loud for comfort.
The new Volvo XC70 is more of a wagon than a sport car, although it does looks a bit sportier than a regular wagon, it does not really run as good as sport car. Although it might not be as agile; due to its size, this car offers very good riding experience; the ride with this car is smooth and comfortable. It also offers you a lot of room inside and you can get a wide range of available features as well; reminder, the price of those optional features are really expensive, combined with the price point of this sport wagon, you need to prepare a lot of money. The engine of the Volvo XC70 is a 2.0L 4 cylinder turbo; it has 240 horsepower and 258 pound feet of torque. The car came with the front wheel drive and the 8 speed automatic transmission systems.
Many sport wagons looks really weird, and this Nissan Juke is probably has the weirdest design of them all, it’s either you really love it or you will really hate it. This small sport wagon with small size is very agile so it offers you good driving experience; unfortunately, its small size also means that you will not get as much cargo space as the other wagons on this list. The Nissan Juke has a pretty good engine with 188 horsepower and 177 pound feet of torque, the engine is a 1.6L 4 cylinder turbo engine. This engine also has pretty good fuel consumption rate with 28 mpg city and 32 mpg highway.
Ford C-Max Hybrid
If you want a hybrid sport wagon, then you have no other choice than this Ford C-Max Hybrid. Even if you do not want a hybrid vehicle, this C-Max Hybrid is one of the best sport wagons available today. It is good looking, it has superb interior with extreme comfortability with premium feel, great amount of available space for your stuffs and it is as agile as the regular sport cars. The Ford C-Max Hybrid is not very powerful though with only 141 horsepower coming from its hybrid engine, but being a hybrid vehicle, it got superb fuel efficiency; 42 mpg city and 37 mpg highway.
It is a sportier vehicle from Volvo, the Volvo V60 offers sportier ride but reduced cargo space available when compared to the XC70. In terms of looks though, this new V60 stomp all over XC70, this car is very stylish and good looking. Although it does not offer much cargo space, it does have pretty comfortable interior and you can always get more gadgets and features, unfortunately, the optional features cost as much money as the XC70. The engine of the Volvo V60 is incredible, aside from the 240 horsepower and 258 pound feet of torque, the 2.0L 4 cylinder turbo engine also offers 25 mpg city and 37 mpg highway which is above the average of this kind of vehicle.
Those are the 10 best sport wagons, hopefully the sport wagon vehicle is not going to die soon.