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Why the hatchback and wagon are out

A compliment to a popular American sedan was written by Ford this July.
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We stopped building Fusion, but 2020 was also a tough year for hatchbacks and station wagons.

From pint-sized city cars to luxury barges, seven hatchbacks and wagons will never be back in 2021. These practical options have been removed from the automaker’s lineup as consumers continue to shift their buying preferences to SUVs.

Budget-friendly hatch (and its sedan counterpart)

The Chevrolet Sonic has been rejected in support of crossovers like the new Trailblazer Entry Level SUV, in both sedan and hatchback formats.Toyota
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+ 0.91%

Introduced Mazda
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-Manufactured Yaris sedan and hatchback a few years ago Quiet but meaningful, applause, However, the model proved to be short-lived.

Honda
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The Fit Hatchback has long been a favorite of car writers and enthusiasts because of its well-packaged interior and nifty road manners. However, shoppers preferred the closely related but SUV-style HR-V, which offers an optional all-wheel drive.

An eccentric and sporty hatchback

By its very nature, hatchbacks are a bit stranger in the United States, and consumers have long avoided practical cars and favored more traditional sedans.The· The car world loses one of its strangest options With the abolition of Fiat
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A tall wagon that distinguishes between a 500L hatchback and an SUV. The 500L isn’t perfect at once, but it offers a lot of personality and great turbo power.

Hyundai
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+ 4.34%

The abolition of the Elantra GT is Stinger. With 201 horsepower, the Elantra GT was an affordable rival comparable to the evergreen Volkswagen.
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+ 2.15%

GTI.

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Jaguar has discontinued XF Sportbrake, a rarely found and more practical version of its XF midsize sedan.

Jaguar XF Sport Brake

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Perhaps more notable is the long term Mercedes Benz E Class The wagon — a model with a 40-year origin — has been replaced by a high-riding version called the E-Class All-Terrain.Subaru-like style
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The Outback and all terrain have thick fender flares and a high stance.Mercedes-Benz wagon fans looking for a lot of performance can still opt for the ferocious E63, which has been heavily tweaked by the brand’s AMG division, but good luck finds it for under $ 100,000.

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However, there are still some hatchbacks and wagons left. Subaru and Honda are happy to sell the Impreza or Civic with added practicality, but the 591-horsepower Audi RS6 Avant Wagon was a slightly surprising addition to the car maker’s lineup.

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Also, the aforementioned models may not be sold as new, but can be purchased second hand.

This story originally continued Autotrader.com..

Why the hatchback and wagon are out

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