Station wagons are generally unpopular and they tend to lead rough lives. Meet the latest redheaded stepchild of the U.S. auto market: the 2015 Subaru Outback.
Only a handful of manufacturers plan to continue pushing wagons here in the foreseeable future and the list of lifted, trail-capable options is even smaller. Audi offers the Allroad for somewhere between $41,000 and $50,000. Thereís also the Volvo XC70. It starts over $38,000 for an all-wheel drive model, but that isnít exactly inexpensive either.
If that tidy sum seems like too much, Subaruís Outback might be just right. It enters
Here's a snippet from a story about which cars have the best CVTs:
Making an all-wheel drive vehicle get good fuel economy isnít easy, but over the past few years, Subaru has been able to achieve that and a good chunk of the credit lies with the brands new CVT.
While the 2.0-liter and 2.5-liter four-cylinder engines used in the majority of Subaru vehicles are not particularly powerful (making just 148 hp and 170 hp respectively) the CVT makes them feel far more responsive. The best part is that the cars achieve better fuel
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