Big families need big cars! If you have a huge brood to get from A to B then you’ll need a reliable set of wheels to transport you and your beloved around. We’ve searched for the best big cars on the market that will keep you and your family safe, comfortable, and traveling in style.
Check out our top picks of the best cars for big families, before you buy.
1. Volvo V60
Volvo’s fairly new family car fits the bill if you have a family with a ton of hobbies. This five-door model will comfortably fit a family of five with plenty of room in the interior, but it’s the trunk space that is something to behold. The trunk’s no hands open and close technology means you can load it up with even if you’re arms are bundled with stuff. Its sleek estate build looks as cool on the outside as it does on the inside and the large sunroof means you get a ton of light to keep an eye on the kids in the backseat.
If you’re environmentally conscious you can opt for the hybrid model which means you can switch between gas and electric power. Plus, it has 360 parking cameras so you can squeeze it into the smallest of spaces without stress. It also won’t break the bank. If you’re in the Intermountain region check out your local Volvo dealer in Arizona who will supply brand new and second-hand V60s.
2. Ford Mustang Mach-E
If you like to drive a beast, this will be the car for you. The team at Ford has come up with a car that maintains the Mustang’s classic appeal but can also fit your kids, so you don’t have to go without. Plus, its big USP is the fact it’s electric, so great for any families who wish to choose an eco-friendlier ride.
It has enough space for three car seats in the back and the space where an engine usually sits holds a cooler, making it the perfect car to drive to any outdoor picnic or event! Its performance outshines most vehicles with instant acceleration that still offers a smooth and quiet ride. Perfect if you have sleeping little ones in the back!
Plus, you’ll look super cool rolling up to the park in this bad boy.
3. Acura MDX
The MDX will offer you the ultimate in luxury design, paired with the incredible functionality of three rows of seats. If you’re into SUVs, this car will tick all your boxes. It is a large enough beast to fit seven people without compromising on style, especially this year’s fourth-generation model. Its 12-inch infotainment system means you can keep the kid’s tunes blasting and the storage compartment in the cargo areas means you can pack everything you need, even when the trunk is full. Plus, the ten-speed automatic transmission makes it a mighty fine ride that both drivers and passengers will enjoy.
4. Volkswagen Atlas
If you’re looking for a lower-budget car the Atlas has got your back. Its SUV design looks good but its focus on tech and safety makes it stand out from the crowd. If you find gadgets useful but struggle to navigate your devices, you’ll love the Atlas’ all-in-one cockpit screen system. It has all of its controls in one place so you can concentrate on actually driving.
This car also comes with great safety features such as heated wing mirrors to avoid fogging and the safety cage on the front holds up strong in the event of a crash. It’s also one of the cheapest models on this list, meaning you don’t have to compromise when it comes to balancing your family and your wallet.
5. Honda Odyssey
If you have a small army for a family and only a minivan will do then the Odyssey is a perfect choice. As well as seating up to eight people, you can also fold down the back seats if you need to pack more in the back when you’re carrying fewer passengers. The 2021 model also comes with super convenient features such as a built-in vacuum for hoovering up after messy kids and has power sliding doors so you can bundle your kids in and out easily, even in the tightest of parking spots. The automatic braking feature will keep your family and pedestrians safe if someone walks out in front of you and its V6 engine gives you plenty of power to carry around heavy cargo. Prices start from around $33,000 brand new, which makes keeps it at the more affordable end of the spectrum.
Which of these family-friendly cars will you pick for your next set of wheels? Let us know in the comments!