- March 12, 2012
Top 10 Family Cars of 2012
I bought a lot of rubbish things that kids buy: skateboards and clothes and typical teenage stuff. And, as soon as I could, I wasted a lot of money on cars – BMW’s mostly – for myself and my family (Tom Felton). What three factors come into your mind when you think of buying a family car? Most of the people among you will reply with Safety, Comfort and Child-Friendliness, theses are the most desirable features of best family car. Kelley Blue Book recently announced 10 best family cars of 2012; let’s discuss these best family cars in detail.
1. 2012 Toyota Prius V
Prius V is simply a versatile kind of car, you will find it extremely stylish because Toyota has loaded it with style-oriented and performance based features. 2012 Prius V and Prius C are among most reliable and luxurious models of Toyota, 5 persons can comfortably accommodate in Prius V. If you are concerned about mileage and fuel economy you will be excited to know that its mpg value is 44 in the city and 40 on the highway.
2. 2012 Honda Civic
Buying decision regarding family car is influenced by many factors and choices vary from family to family. For those who are looking for small, affordable, comfortable stylish and fuel economical family car 2012 Honda Civic is not a bad option. You can also rely it safety wise and it has been proved by IIHS Top Safety Pick Award that it earned last year.5 people can easily adjust in this family car and you will also find it comfortable enough for long drive. As far as fuel economy is concerned, it will meet your expectations with mpg value of 28 in the city and 36 on the highway.
3. 2012 Chrysler 300
This latest model of Chrysler carries unique looks and eccentric style statement just like any well-equipped car of 21st century. 2012 Chrysler 300 deserves to be best family car, it offers seating capacity for 5 passengers and its V6 engine with 8-speed automatic transmission is powerful enough to meet your driving requirements. Additionally, its satisfactory fuel economy of 19mpg in the city and 31mpg on the highway gives you many reasons to prefer this full-size sedan over ordinary sedans.
4. 2012 Kia Sorento
Kia is much focused towards meeting the growing needs of its loyal customers, its dedication and efforts are often reflected in its high class and performance oriented vehicles. Sorento is a beautiful example of its concern for comfort and safety of customers. With seating capacity for 7 passengers, you can fully enjoy the drive with your family as it features Voice based entertainment system. Panoramic roof of this stylish car makes it appealing for kids who wana enjoy the journey with heads out. Don’t worry if you have a desire to buy a fuel economical family car you will not be disappointed, 2012 Kia Sorento offers mpg value of 21 in the city and 29 on the highway.
5. 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
How can we forget SUV like 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 while talking about best family cars? It is simply a perfect vehicle for big families; its seating capacity for 9 passengers makes it most favorite family vehicle of majority of families in USA. Family friendly and child friendly features of this SUV are brilliant enough to impress you; mpg values of Suburban 1500 are also very impressive i.e. 15mpg in the city and 21mpg on the highway.
6. 2012 Subaru Outback
2012 Subaru Outback is best for enthusiastic families who love adventure. You can use it as off-road vehicle; its 4-wheel drive system with high road grip can conveniently take you anywhere. Being spacious user can carry full luggage, it also features integrated roof rack so hunting stuff can be easily placed. Subaru Outback is fuel efficient as well and presents mpg value of 19 in the city and 27 on the highway.
7. 2012 Honda CR-V
Here comes another most stylish and highly appreciated family vehicle from manufacturing house of Honda. It truly deserves to be best family car of Kelly Blue Book ratings; CR-V won great praise for its 4-wheel drive system and impressive fuel economical ratings which is 23 mpg in the City and 31mpg on the highway. Honda really cares about its customers comfort, convenience and entertainment; rear passengers can enjoy the ride without getting bore because its entertainment system for rear passengers is superb.
8. 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen designed 2012 Passat keeping in view the affordability level of average consumer who wants to enjoy comfortable ride with family without compromising on fuel-efficiency, its mpg value is 22 in the city and 32 on the highway which is good for a family vehicle. 5 passengers can comfortably enjoy a safe ride on 2012 Volkswagen Passat.
9. 2012 Ford Flex
Ford always respects the needs of families, this time it introduced full fledge family vehicle with 3 seating rows that offers capacity for more than 7 passengers. Its powerful V6 engine along with 4-wheel drive system can take you anywhere and presents fuel economical ratings of 17 in the city and 24 on the highway. Ford vehicles often remain eminent in many top down lists because Ford aims to provide best-in-class vehicles to its customers.
10. 2012 Honda Odyssey
2012 Honda Odyssey is a super stylish and stunning family vehicle, its sliding back doors makes its exterior extremely appealing. Interior is more than comfortable and equipped with all the stuff which can provide best safety and comfort to whole family. V6 engine of Odyssey is powerful, eco-friendly and fuel efficient with mpg values of 18 in the city and 27 on the highway. You can enjoy safe and comfortable ride because it handling and road grip is matchless. Honda Odyssey Touring Elite has been listed in Smartest Family Cars of 2012.
Some models mentioned above are available in market and remaining are hot most upcoming vehicles of 2012.