2017 Kia Optima Sportswagon First Drive: Another Wagon Stuck in Europe

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Auto executives often tell us that there’s practically no demand for station wagons in the U.S, this excuse explaining why so few of these compellingly useful variants make it over here, however much enthusiasts might want them. Yet look closer and you realize that, as with so many things, there’s a strong socioeconomic slant to this iniquitous situation. A decent number of wagon variants do make it stateside, considering that the total segment makes up roughly 1 percent of our market—it’s just that nearly all of them wear upmarket badges and lofty price tags. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver BlogCar and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-kia-optima-sportswagon-first-drive-review

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