Station wagons were the preferred three-row vehicle of the 1960s. After more than 50 years,

SUVs have become the preferred family haulers, with models like the 2024 Ford Explorer  

2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee L taking center stage. Modern families find SUVs appealing

because of its tough design, raised driving position, ample interior space, and ability to go off-road

When the first Ford Explorer went on sale in 1990, it ignited the trend. It is still leading

segment in sales almost 35 years later. More than just a bit late for the three-row midsize SUV party,