15 Unconventional Family Haulers
Toyota Prius V
This V version has more wiggle room than the regular Prius.
This wagon has accommodating interior, plus lots of cup holders, grocery bag hooks, cargo tie-downs and an underfloor cargo area.
Though a compact, the Jetta has excellent passenger and cargo space.
A family hauler? What? Yes, says Motor Trend, passengers will find plenty of legroom in the Challenger.
Volvo V60 Cross Country
Here’s a great station wagon that doesn’t feel like a station wagon.
Big space and big fuel economy.
This Chevy is sport and roomy.
Subaru Impreza Hatchback
Yes, this is a compact, but cargo space is plentiful.
The back seat in this truck is surprisingly accommodating for passengers and their laptops and iPads, says Motor Trend.
Three passengers fit in the back seat, and rear seats fold down for extra storage space when needed.
BMW 328d Wagon
Here’s a sport wagon with a high cool quotient.
Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen
Still another VW, this one is small but mighty, with lots of cargo space.
This model is small outside, but quite roomy inside.
Ford Transit Connect
Motor Trend: “Hey, at least it’s not a minivan.”
Here’s another example of a station wagon rivaling an SUV.