We were happy to welcome the 2011 wagon into our family. We owned a 2000 wagon, and contemplated purchasing the body style that came in between, but found it too small for our taste. The 2011 wagon, while not as quite as large as its predecessor 2 generations ago, is much roomier inside than the model that launched in 2004. Wagons seem to attract a dedicated audience, and deservedly so. This model is beautiful to look inside and out. It offers the utility of an SUV and the drive of a car. The third row remains one of our favorite features, not only for its ability to carry two (small)l people but also for its ability to hold grocery bags upright. More luxurious, more powerful. Winner.
We love the panoramic sun roof, the remote controlled rear hatch, the comfort of the seats, the utility of the car with seats up or down. Ours also has the sport package with larger wheels and a front air dam that gives this family car some pizzaz. The engine is also top notch. Fast, quiet, smooth.
I still wish there was a bit more headroom in the back. The wagon we purchased in 2000 comfortably held two adults. The new wagon is roomier than the model that came just before it, but the third row is really only suitable for small children. Sometimes the seatbelts in back get stuck on the cover.