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#19 of 21 Tall Wagon/mini-minivan
Sep 01, 2001 (9:00 pm)
Seems like North America is the only place in the world that they don't sell these types of vehicles. In Europe they are extremely popular, and having driven a Renault Megane Scenic for a week I can see why, it did everything really well. More room inside than most SUV's, length and width of a Honda Civic, high top speed, outstanding gas mileage, tons of torque (TDI). I guess North Americans as a whole, care more about image than utility (at least someone's marketing survey must indicate this). Other great cars in this genre - Mazda Premacy, Honda Stream. The Toyota Matrix is close to being in this group and by golly we are going to get that one!
#20 of 21 I think I posted this before...
Sep 03, 2001 (1:35 pm)
but it reminds me of my beloved 86 Colt Vista. Cars like this have never sold well in the US market, but we can always hope. I sure liked the Vista a lot better than the 94 Dodge Caravan now mouldering in my driveway.
#21 of 21 Nameless Daewoo?
Sep 03, 2001 (9:02 pm)
It looks kinda cheap.. the Lavita looks much more upscale.. and I like the Lavita's styling--not too flashy, not too boring.