View Full Version : weight differences between wagon and sedan

09-14-2006, 10:16 AM
does anyone know the weight and balance differences between wagon and sedan? im curious to see which might actually handle better. has anyone driven both that could tell me?

09-14-2006, 11:24 AM
Wagons have a more even weight distribution than the sedan (rear hatch area is kinda heavy.

As to actual curb weights, I reference off this site:
www.cars101.com (http://www.cars101.com) (maintained by Subaru salesguy & enthusiast)

09-14-2006, 06:39 PM
generally having an extra 80lbs 3 feet off the ground doesn't lend itself to good handling, but since everyone is trying to unstick the rear a bit more anyway, it doesn't really make much difference. Pick the one you like more, they are too similar to make any real difference.

09-14-2006, 06:59 PM
All I know is, between the sedans I've driven, and the wagons in the same spec, I liked how the wagons rear end stayed planted better.

09-17-2006, 02:46 PM
it problably stuck better becuase of the weight in the back. like a mid engine rearwheel drive car they handle really well for being rearwheel drive basedon the fact they have all the weight on the wheels getting all the power.