But very few of these offer the handling or even the cargo space of the SportWagen. But do the great chassis and gaping cargo make up for the mediocre engine, blah interior and the misshapen rear end? It all boils down to how emotionally involved you like to be with your cars. If you’re looking for a frugal workhorse, this is it. If you’re looking for one of those “driver’s wanted” deals, well, did you know you can put a cargo box on a GTI?
Source: The Truth About Cars