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Tag Archives: Family Cars

2015 Golf SportWagen TSI SEL

VW Golf Sportwagen

Volkswagen has long produced station wagons, now the ubiquitous Golf picks up where the Jetta left off. What’s not to like with with great little wagon? Possibly the addition of all-wheel drive. Continue reading

2016 Volvo V60 T6 R-Design

2016 V60 front three-quarter view

From the company famous for its station wagons, the 2016 Volvo V60 T6 R-Design doesn’t disappoint. A true wagon, not a wanna-be SUV or crossover, this smooth riding, all-wheel-drive family car looks great, holds lots of cargo and delivers on the virtues of the wagon form. Continue reading

2016 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD

XC90-T6-front-three-quarter

A new design for the 2016 model year, the flagship Volvo XC90 benefits from thoughtful craftsmanship and a host of advanced, efficiency-minded technologies. The XC90 T6 is powered by Volvo’s supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4. Continue reading

2016 Kia Sorento SXL Turbo

2016 Kia Sorento front three quarter

Redesigned for 2015 as a 2016 model, Kia’s midsize crossover CUV now comes with more solid construction, more room and more connectivity. A newly available turbocharged 4-cylinder engine boosts fuel economy, while a more sophisticated all-wheel-drive system lends the Sorento some dirt road and winter practicality. Continue reading


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