If you need a family hauler but don't want a bulky SUV or minivan, a wagon may be a good choice. We've rounded up some of the top wagon deals available this month for shoppers interested in a new model at a great price.
Acura TSX Sport Wagon
The Acura TSX Sport Wagon is a sporty, 4-cylinder wagon that offers a more practical alternative to the popular TSX sedan. In December, shoppers interested in the 2013 TSX Sport Wagon can take advantage of several special offers. For drivers who want to lease, Acura has two deals available. The lowest monthly payment is $309 over 36 months -- a deal that requires $1,999 down at lease signing. For shoppers who would rather put nothing down, Acura is offering a 36-month term with zero down and payments from $360 per month. Finally, shoppers can finance a TSX Sport Wagon this month with interest rates from 0.9 percent for up to 60 months.
The Subaru Outback is the king of the station wagon market, offering fuel-efficient engines, standard all-wheel drive and a roomy interior. In December, it's available with several impressive offers. For shoppers looking to finance, Subaru has two deals available: 0 percent interest for up to 36 months on all 2013 models or 0.9 percent interest for the same term on the 2014 Outback. For drivers who would rather lease, Subaru is offering a 36-month term with payments from $269 per month after $1,969 down at lease signing.
Subaru XV Crosstrek
The Subaru XV Crosstrek combines the go-anywhere capabilities of an SUV with the ride and fuel economy of a wagon. Essentially a lifted Impreza wagon, the XV Crosstrek touts several special offers in December. For shoppers interested in financing, Subaru is offering 2.9 percent interest for up to 36 months on all 2013 or 2014 XV Crosstrek models. Drivers who would rather lease can also get a good deal, as Subaru is offering a 42-month lease term with payments from $249 per month after $2,149 down at lease signing.
Toyota Prius v
The wagonlike Prius v is the largest and most practical member of the brand's Prius family. In December, it's offered with two incentives for shoppers looking to save money on their next new vehicle. For those who want to finance, Toyota is offering 0 percent interest for 60 months on all remaining 2013 Prius v models. Shoppers who would rather lease also get a good deal, as Toyota is touting lease payments from $279 per month for 36 months on a Prius v, provided that drivers put down $2,678 up front.
The Volvo XC70 is a lifted wagon with SUV-like styling and available all-wheel drive. In December, it's offered with several incentives for shoppers interested in a family wagon with go-anywhere capabilities. The best deal is on the 2013 XC70, which Volvo is offering with up to $3,000 in allowances -- essentially a cash-back offer that gives drivers money off the car's options. For shoppers who would rather choose a newer model, Volvo is offering $2,500 in allowances on the 2014 XC70. And for those looking to lease, Volvo is touting a 36-month term with nothing down and payments from $469 per month.
What it means to you: Our list of wagon deals includes some great incentives on several great family cars.