Went to the Chrysler dealer, test drove a PT cruiser. Hmm, what can I say...well, they look good anyway (*grin*). As we got out of the car my wife turned to me and said "Oh my god did that suck" and that was all the comment that was needed before we said cheerio to the bemused salesman.
As you can imagine, wagons are not exactly the most common type of vehicle. Volvo is a little out of our price range, as is BMW, Audi, Mercedes (obviously) and Lexus (again, obviously). Ford do have some wagons but they are Ford so we won't touch that subject.
So, amongst others, we test drove the Volkswagan Jetta/Passat and the Saturn LW3000. I have to say, derision aside, the Saturn LW300 was the best thing we drove all day - has a nippy V6 3.0 liter engine and loads of boot space for the dogs.
So we think we've found a winner. When it comes to personal car preferences I think it really boils down to whatever floats your boat and the Saturn seems to float ours nicely.