Cars not only have to transport us from A to B, but they also must be practical enough to carry all our essential cargo, whether you’re on school carpool duty or planning a weekend at the beach.
To help you find the perfect car for your family, we’ve compiled a list of the most family-friendly cars on the market, taking into consideration both interior space and practicality.
- Honda Odyssey
If outright space is your main requirement, look no further than the Honda Odyssey. With seating capacity for 8 people across three rows of seats and a total cargo space of 163 cubic feet, the Odyssey is perfect for even the largest of families.
- Chevrolet Traverse
If you prefer driving an SUV over a minivan, the Traverse should be at the top of your list. With 98.2 cubic feet of capacity and three rows of seats, there’s interior space in abundance, which makes transporting even the most awkward of cargo easy.
- Volkswagen Atlas
The Atlas is Volkswagen’s first full-size SUV and it doesn’t disappoint. With three rows of seating and a cargo area of 96.8 cubic feet once the seats are folded flat, this SUV will happily take you and your family anywhere.
- Ford Edge
The Ford Edge is a fantastic two-row SUV and offers a lot of interior space in a family-friendly package. Maximum cargo space stands at 73.4 cubic feet which is exceptional for this size class of vehicle and should be plenty for medium-sized families.
- Acura RDX
The RDX is an upmarket two-row SUV that combines practicality and luxury, resulting in a vehicle that’s comfortable load lugging and carrying your family around in comfort. Total cargo space stands at 58.9 cubic feet which is respectable for this size class.
- Subaru Outback
The Subaru Outback is a cross between an SUV and a station wagon, providing you with the best of both worlds. At home, both on and off-road, many active families choose the Outback as there are few competitors that can match its versatility. Total cargo space available is 73.3 cubic feet, making the Outback the only vehicle that most families will ever need.
- Kia Soul
With its quirky exterior styling and considerable versatility, the Soul has quickly gained its own following amongst vehicle owners. Positioned as a compact crossover, the Soul offers a useful amount of interior space with up to 61.3 cubic feet at your disposal.
- Honda Accord
Great family cars aren’t just restricted to SUVs. If you prefer the drive of a sedan but still require a substantial amount of interior space, the Honda Accord is well worth a look. The rear 60/40 split folding seats can accommodate up to two child car seats, and when folded down, can accommodate the transportation of bulky items. Trunk capacity stands at 16.7 cubic feet which is amongst the best in its class.
- Toyota Camry
The Toyota Camry is a practical mid-size sedan that has a lot to offer. The cabin is voluminous and can seat up to five adults in comfort, making this an ideal car for small to medium sized families. The 60/40 split folding rear seats are available as standard with the trunk featuring a capacity of 15.1 cubic feet.
- Toyota Avalon
If you’re in the market for a sedan but need as much space as possible, look no further than the Toyota Avalon. As a full-size sedan, the cabin is among the largest you’ll find in any non-SUV vehicle with 60/40 split folding rear seats making the 16.09 cubic feet of trunk space easy to utilize.
Transport your family in comfort
Each vehicle in this list offers vast amounts of space and practicality. Simply choose the model that meets the needs of your family and we’re confident that weekend outings and daily family life will be even more enjoyable.