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Old 09-13-2011, 09:26 AM   #21
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My best friend owns a Ford Dealership. When the previous Ford Focus Wagon was available in Canada, it accounted for 40% of his total sales, for the year...the Wagon version Focus may not have been a big seller in the states, but it sold like hot cakes in Canada. In the past, Canada pretty much had to settle for what "sold" in the U.S. and that dictated what we would be able to buy. That is not the case anymore, car companies are building product for specific markets, including some "only in Canada" models. If Ford really is leaning towards a true "global car" strategy, then it would make sense to bring the wagon to North America and most certainly Canada. Not everyone wants to drive a minivan or SUV/CROSSOVER but, they may need more cargo space than a sedan or hatchback offer, voila....a wagon version may just fit the bill.
the focus wagon, when it was available was very popular in n. england and upstate ny , as well... if a well designed, fun wagon came to market i think it would sell well enuf to make ford happy.
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Ick! I say no. Wagons are ugly, ugly cars.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:45 AM   #23
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I'd love to see the wagon come to the states, but it won't.

Big, stupid, ugly, gas guzzling, penis enhancing SUVs are what sell to the family segment.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:13 AM   #24
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I'd love to see the wagon come to the states, but it won't.

Big, stupid, ugly, gas guzzling, penis enhancing SUVs are what sell to the family segment.
didn't stop the CTSV Wagon

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The CTSV wagon is the exception rather than the rule.

I'd love to see a big rush on performance station wagons in the States. I don't see it coming though.
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:10 PM   #26
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sport wagon

who woundn't drive an audi avant 550 hp wagon ,ford would be on track with this sport wagon,suv waste of space .253 hp turbo ,moonroof ,paddle shift for my 50 'ish commute needs
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:27 PM   #27
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I say, hell to the yeah. Bring it. Now I know some may disagree, and I know we sell cars to make a profit, but dammit, if America (me) wants one, then give it to them.

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Yes, I would appreciate the possibility of being able to buy one here in the U.S.. But Ford sold very few 2000 to 2007 Focus wagons. What do you think has changed that people now would buy a wagon version?
Yes, sales are slow because of poor advertising. If the Euro MKII Focus wagon sold in the US, I would had purchased it. Instead, I purchased a Volvo V50 (also owned by Ford) at a higher price not to my liking. I would have gotten the Focus instead because it would have been cheaper.

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There may be demand for it(for those who don't want/need a SUV), but those who want it may not be in the position to buy at this point.
I'm demanding the Focus wagon because I can't see over the SUV's on the highway. They are too big and obstructive. My Volvo V50 is six yrs old now; I need a new wagon...now!

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I really don't see the point of the wagon in the United States. No one will buy them except for a small sub-set of enthusiasts. And they can get by with the hatchback.
No. no. no. We can't get by with the HB. That's what we call settling. I really don't want to have to settle on the HB just because Ford won't offer the wagon, but I may have to. And contrary to popular belief, the wagon does offer more cargo space than the HB.

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Ick! I say no. Wagons are ugly, ugly cars.
There may not be a lot of us, but I'm sure those who bought wagons will disagree. Take a trip to Europe where you will see many variations of a wagon on the Autobahn, especially in Germany where I live. You can't possible say that all those cars on the road are ugly. But you are entitled to your opinion.

In closing, listen up Ford, bring the wagon to the US. It can't that much more difficult to manufacture/federalize. Just don't produce as many if you think it won't sell. You only need to send one to the dealer lot for a demo and let the rest of us custom order. I have driven the Euro spec model and I love it. BRING IT!
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:32 PM   #28
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:57 PM   #29
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Im sure alot of car enthusiasts would like to have the wagon but i dont think the sales would be that great...you dont see too many people driving wagons around anymore.....i personally like it and would get that over a SUV any day.
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I say, hell to the yeah. Bring it. Now I know some may disagree, and I know we sell cars to make a profit, but dammit, if America (me) wants one, then give it to them.



Yes, sales are slow because of poor advertising. If the Euro MKII Focus wagon sold in the US, I would had purchased it. Instead, I purchased a Volvo V50 (also owned by Ford) at a higher price not to my liking. I would have gotten the Focus instead because it would have been cheaper.



I'm demanding the Focus wagon because I can't see over the SUV's on the highway. They are too big and obstructive. My Volvo V50 is six yrs old now; I need a new wagon...now!



No. no. no. We can't get by with the HB. That's what we call settling. I really don't want to have to settle on the HB just because Ford won't offer the wagon, but I may have to. And contrary to popular belief, the wagon does offer more cargo space than the HB.



There may not be a lot of us, but I'm sure those who bought wagons will disagree. Take a trip to Europe where you will see many variations of a wagon on the Autobahn, especially in Germany where I live. You can't possible say that all those cars on the road are ugly. But you are entitled to your opinion.

In closing, listen up Ford, bring the wagon to the US. It can't that much more difficult to manufacture/federalize. Just don't produce as many if you think it won't sell. You only need to send one to the dealer lot for a demo and let the rest of us custom order. I have driven the Euro spec model and I love it. BRING IT!
I think you are right if they dont think it will sell they should produce less of them and if the sales pick up the can just produce more. I really like it and i dont typically like wagons.
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