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Old 09-07-2013, 05:51 PM   #41
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It seems like Ford hates North America.
No wagons, two doors, diesels, and fewer options.
Other manufacturers offer the same cars to the EU as America.

I wonder how much is our stupid C.A.F.E. standards, chicken tariff, and other self imposed stupidity that caused lack of choices in our car market.
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Old 09-08-2013, 02:37 AM   #42
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I'd rather a wagon than a diesel.
TOTALLY! I'm one of those niche guys that would much rather a wagon than a crossover. Zero craps given about american's perceptions of wagons of old. I love the idea of a car that's practical and spacious while still having the clean lines and epic chassis of a MK3! Most of those small crossover SUV's don't get much better MPG than my pickup does (18 combined) and most do not come with a manual transmission unless you go for the el-cheapo strip base model, which seem to be value-village manuals lifted straight out of a vintage diesel F250. I'd absolutely own a Focus wagon if I needed a family vehicle. Maybe even a Fusion or Mazda6 wagon.

I saw that new Mazda 6 wagon that's going to be rolling around in Europe. My gawd, sexiest station wagon out there right now. for wagons!
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