The big hatchback provides excellent luggage space and the rear seats are split for carrying awkward loads.
After all, if five seats are sufficient, why not just buy a regular hatchback / estate car?
It was made available as a hatchback with an option of three doors or five doors.
The company says it is a crossover between a hatchback and a station wagon.
With its hatchback opening, the boot is easily accessible and very roomy.
Also avoid putting it unsecured in the boot of a hatchback or estate car, as the carrier will be thrown around in a crash.
People bemoaned the looks of hatchbacks because they didn't look like a regular four door sedan, causing the decline of the image of cars because of their most useful feature.
Apart from these sedans, there are also hatchbacks or mini multipurpose vehicles with engine capacities of up to 1,500 cc.
Sporty hatchbacks , coupes and saloons would be tearfully exchanged for the bigger, sensible and practical but dull to drive estates.
Many of the front lawns had been tarmacked over to provide parking space for an assortment of hatchbacks and small saloons of varying age and condition.