5 Station Wagon Models that Offer the Most Seating Capacity

January 27, 2012

If you're looking for full sized station wagon models that offer the most seating room and space for you and your passengers, you owe it to yourself to consider the models mentioned below. You might be surprised to learn that the wagons that comfortably seat the most passengers are not always the largest cars. With that in mind, the following list of spacious station wagons represents some of the most popular and highest rated vehicles in this class.

1. 2010 Ford Flex

  • Average Fuel Economy - 20 MPG
  • MSRP: $36,595 to $42,465

If there is one word you could use to describe the 2010 Ford Flex it would simply be "different." The box-like styling of the Ford Flex is reminiscent of old Woody station wagons that were popular in the 1930s and '40s. The Ford Flex can seat up to seven people, and has one of the most powerful turbocharged engines of any station wagon made today. Producing more than 350 horsepower, the vehicle still manages an impressive average fuel economy of 20 miles per gallon.

2. 2010 Kia Rondo Station Wagon

  • Average Fuel Economy - 22 MPG
  • MSRP: $17,495 to $22,295

If you're searching for an inexpensive, fuel-efficient and safe station wagon that also offers seating room for seven people, the 2010 Kia Rondo fits the bill perfectly. Considered to be one of the best values for any type of vehicle, the Rondo offers features and performance found in vehicles that cost up to twice its price. The Rondo has been praised for its comfortable and roomy interior and is great for carpooling or hauling the kids back and forth to practice. The Kia Rondo also comes with the best warranty of any vehicle on this list.

3. 2010 Subaru Outback Sport Wagon

  • Average Fuel Economy - 22 MPG
  • MSRP: $22,995 to $30,995

The 2010 Subaru outlook station wagon is not only considered to be the best utility sport wagon on the market, is also one of the most spacious five-seat vehicles in its class. Considered to be the best affordable full-size station wagon by many car review magazines and websites, the 2010 Subaru Outlook offers a lot more rear seat legroom than its 2009 predecessor. With the added space for passengers, the new Outlook is receiving rave reviews from car buyers and professional reviewers alike.

4. 2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagon

  • Average Fuel Economy - 27 MPG
  • MSRP: $28,395 - $28,755

In addition to being able to seat five adults comfortably, the 2010 Volkswagen Passat station wagon is a near luxury car that offers outstanding fuel economy and value in a full-size station wagon. Volkswagen station wagons have long been known for being some of the most reliable and safest vehicles available. Not only is the vehicle spacious, but it boasts some of the finest materials and one of the most attractive interiors in the station wagon segment.

5. 2010 Lincoln MKT Wagon

  • Average Fuel Economy - 20 MPG
  • MSRP: $49,200

The 2010 Lincoln MKT can seat up to seven passengers comfortably if you purchase an additional seat as an upgrade option. However, even without the upgrade, the 2010 MKT can still seat one driver and five passengers with relative ease. Not only is the MKT a large people hauler, it gets you and your passengers from point A to point B in renowned Lincoln luxury. If you're looking for a large station wagon with all the bells and whistles, you might want to consider the Lincoln MKT.

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