A few of my past wagons...
Of all the synonyms for wagons, "variant" just plain bugs the hell out of me. It hits my ear wrong and sounds pretentious, even though the Audi-synonymous "Avant" does not bug me. It's weird.
Ford Unicorn (I could not find pictures of the red Car and Driver second-gen SHO wagon)
2007 Mazda 3 s Grand Touring