America Loves Wagons, It Just Doesn’t Know It YetMatt Hardigree7/09/14 9:39amFiled to: the morning shifttms946EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThis is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important?Advertisement1st Gear: The Auto Market Is A Flat CircleWe've been through this a few times, but to reiterate: America loved stations wagons. America stopped loving wagons and started loving minivans. America stopped loving minivans and started loving SUVs. American stopped loving SUVs and got crossovers.And the crossovers that are the most popular are, if we're being honest, more five-door hatchback/wagon than they are an "SUV" in any reasonable sense of the word. This story about Americans flocking to small "SUVs" is correct other than they mean "wagonish hatch-type things."