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Old 08-30-2017, 11:31 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Tesla makes toys for the rich and they have a monopoly on those toys so of course they are going to sell a lot of them.

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Old 08-30-2017, 11:51 PM   #32 (permalink)
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If the SUV costs the same and delivers comparable fuel economy, they are slacking on the sedan.
I honestly don't like sedans so much, and many times an SUV is a gross exercise of excess. Many people would rather get a station-wagon if they're willing to get something more practical and versatile than a sedan, but it was just easier for the automakers to drop SUVs and not have to comply to emissions and fuel-efficiency policies nearly as strict as it would be for a good ol' wagon.
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Subaru and Volvo keep making wagons and there are sports wagons. Even Ferrari has a wagon, hatchback, or something, but I see far more SUVs or crossovers than wagons.
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there are sports wagons
Even though they might retain a smaller loading capacity compared to old-school wagons, they're still by a far margin more practical than a sedan as they make it easier to load and unload.


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but I see far more SUVs or crossovers than wagons.
It's that one-size-fits-all approach that ends up benefitting more the automakers who are able to charge more for something that not necessarily justifies the higher price tags than the car buyers who often have to give up some handling advantage inherent to wagons or the better accessibility of a minivan.

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