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Old 06-22-2008, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by sdbrandon View Post
I think the NYT may have it wrong.

Several years ago the U.S. government pushed auto makers to build cars with bumpers that were higher off the ground.i.e. Crossovers, SUVs, etc.

The reason being the bumpers were too low on a regular car and crashed tests showed occupents getting severely injured.

Also, wagons have some of the poorest resale values. No one wants them.
Is that a recent trend? I stopped looking for a CPO wagon because they were all too expensive.
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