If you have a big family your car needs to meet certain requirements to well for you. When plenty of seating and extra cargo space is your top concern, keep these top vehicles in mind.
1. Honda Odyssey
The Honda Odyssey has helpful touches throughout the vehicle designed for a growing family. Since spilled food and muddy footprints are a fact of life with small children, the Odyssey has an available built-in vacuum cleaner with a hose long enough to clean the entire vehicle. The three rows of seats can fit seven or eight passengers depending on your trim level, and can slide and fold to handle a variety of cargo and passenger situations. Finally, the available 16.2‑inch rear entertainment screen can show two different movies or games at once, so there are no more arguments from the backseat.
2. Ford Expedition
If your large family loves to go on adventures, the Ford Expedition is ready to take you there. The Expedition offers standard seating for up to eight passengers to let everyone join the fun in comfort. If you need to tow along a boat or trailer on your next trip, the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine offers up 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque to get the job done. Add the available Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package and your Expedition gets an impressive 9,200-pound towing capacity.
3. Nissan Quest
When you need space for carrying big families, nothing beats the seating capacity of a minivan. The seven-passenger Nissan Quest has the room to comfortably fit everyone. Plus, whether you’re driving to soccer practice or a dance recital, the built-in storage well in the cargo area can easily store all of your children’s gear. The available 11-inch DVD monitor with gaming inputs will also help keep everyone in the back seat entertained no matter how long the drive, and thoughtful touches like available one-touch power sliding doors help your small passengers get inside with ease.
4. Acura MDX
As a parent, you’re used to making sacrifices for your children, but with the Acura MDX you don’t have to give up luxurious touches for extra passenger space. With three rows of seats standard, the MDX can fit up to seven passengers with ease. You’ll also enjoy standard features like a leather-trimmed interior, heated front seats, automatic tri-zone climate control, keyless entry, push-button start, 8-inch color display, and a premium audio system.
5. Chrysler Pacifica
With seating for up to eight passengers, the Chrysler Pacifica has no problem handling your big family. Plus, with the easy tilt feature on the second-row seats, passengers in the third row can get out without difficulty, even if there’s a car seat installed in the second-row seat. If you’re interested in saving money at the gas pump, the Pacifica is now available as America’s first-ever hybrid minivan.
Whether you’re looking for rear-seat entertainment for the children or luxurious touches for yourself, these five vehicles are perfect for big families.