Call them tall wagons, sports tourers, or cross-trainers. Whatever they’re named, they were the most obvious new design trend at the Detroit Auto Show last month. This new breed grabbed headlines again a few weeks ago when Ford announced it intends to build a tall wagon called the CrossTrainer at its Chicago Taurus assembly plant. While today’s “crossover” vehicles like the Toyota Highlander, or Buick Rendezvous straddle the line between car and SUV, this newest sub-segment is more a ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Tall Wagons Are Newest Design Trend" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.