When you are just starting out as a new family there are many firsts such as welcoming a new child into the world, a new home or pet. Finding the right car to accommodate new life changes is important. Safety and price are always on the top of many lists when searching for the right family car. With new consumer buying patterns shifting more towards crossovers and SUV’s the below cars remain some of the strongest contenders in the auto industry today.
Here are the top 5 cars for small families:
1. Honda Accord
The Honda Accord is a midsize sedan known for its attractive looks and comfortable interior. It was the first car that Honda produced in the United States back in 1989 and has sold over 17.5M units since. The Japanese automakers are specifically targeting younger buyers by introducing amazing new features in their latest model of the Accord. When people think of the Honda Accord, reliability, affordability and solid reputation come to mind.
2. Nissan Altima
Another midsized sedan perfect for small families is the Nissan Altima. Which means it is a direct competitor of Honda’s Accord and Toyota’s Camry. The new 2018 model has been given a sporty look to attract young buyers. It offers decent fuel economy and is now also available with an all-wheel-drive option.
The Nissan Altima is also available with a bigger V6 engine that produces 270 HP. This means that the car does not just look sporty, but it also gives a sporty feel when on the road. With a big trunk and a capacity of comfortably seating 5 adults, the Altima also passes the practicality test.
3. Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks
Ford’s F-series pickup trucks have been the most popular American vehicle for the last 36 years. It is sold all over the world. However, the biggest market is still in the U.S. It’s not a surprising fact that small families also love this vehicle as its sales are still booming. It is available with massive engines and a huge truck bed that is perfect when you have home improvements, children and sports equipment!
4. Hyundai Elantra
The Hyundai Elantra is a compact 4-door sedan that offers so many great features, such as a small but powerful engine that also very fuel-efficient. The Elantra is equipped with the latest technologies such as a smart touchscreen navigation system, which can be paired with the driver’s smartphone. These modern features are perfect for small families who look for technology to help make life easy and more efficient.
5. Toyota Camry
The Toyota Camry has been the best selling sedan in the U.S. for a long time. It is known for its reliability and impressive resale value. The new 2018 Camry is equipped with amazing features that you would normally find on a luxury car. It is the perfect car for small families as it is a complete package that is available at an affordable price. Chances are you know someone who has owned a Camry or have been in one, so the brand recognition and quality has really been passed down generations.