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Top 10 Vehicles for Big Families

TOP 10 VEHICLES for big families


If you have a big family, you know that getting the entire herd in and out of the vehicle can be quite challenging. Having the right vehicle for your family can make transporting the crew a whole lot easier. From safety to entertainment, Carsforsale.com has chosen the Top 10 Vehicles for Big Families to help you find the perfect family transporter.

Ford Flex

Who says you have to drive a boring vehicle while transporting your offspring? Seldom does a car make a statement this bold without getting made fun of, but the design of the Ford Flex has resonated with many drivers since 2009. The body styling creates ample space for kids and cargo. Despite its size, the Flex has excellent handling that makes it both easy and fun to drive.

2016 Ford Flex

Honda Odyssey

If you think minivans are ugly, the Honda Odyssey may change your mind. With excellent handling, great fuel economy, and a stylish exterior, the Odyssey has won the hearts of families across the country. In upgraded trims, you can receive Honda’s ultra-wide 16.2 in TV screen! This screen can display 1 or 2 movies at a time. It’s HDMI compatible, so your kids can be entertained during even the longest road trips. What else could you want in vehicle for your big family?

READ: The Definitive Guide to In Car DVD Players

2016 Honda Odyssey

Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot was completely redesigned in the 2016 model year, and it has done away with its boxy appearance. It’s now a more luxurious, spacious, and attractive vehicle that is up to the task of hauling a big family.  If you are looking for a minivan alternative, you can’t go wrong with a 2016 Honda Pilot.

2016 honda pilot

Toyota Sienna

Combine Toyota reliability with safe, comfortable, and spacious minivan, and you have the Toyota Sienna. Known as the Swagger Wagon, the Sienna has been a long-time top competitor in the minivan market. If you can get over the stigma of driving a minivan, this vehicle will reward big families greatly with plush interior and stellar handling for the class.

2016 toyota sienna

Acura MDX

Looking for a luxurious vehicle for your big family? The Acura MDX is an excellent choice. To start, it’s an over-achiever in the safety department. It has virtually all of the top safety features and tools you could ask for. The refined and spacious interior makes this one of the best luxury vehicles for big families.

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2016 acura mdx

Buick Enclave

For a practical and stylish vehicle for your big family, you can’t go wrong with the Buick Enclave. Rearview camera comes standard, and the Enclave aced its crash testing in 2015. Its elegant styling and luxurious comfort will keep the parents happy, while optional rear-seat DVD entertainment will keep the kids occupied.

2016 Buick Enclave

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Dodge Durango

The Dodge Durango is an impressive, well-rounded SUV for big families. If you want a family vehicle with a lot of power, the Durango has an optional 5.7L HEMI V8 engine that is rated to tow up to 7,400 lbs. Aside from towing, it’s a lot of fun to drive. The Durango has almost all the available tech features you or your kids will want; from Blu-Ray to WiFi.

READ: 10 Affordable Cars with Wi-Fi Available

2016 dodge durango

Chevrolet Tahoe

The Chevy Tahoe blurs the line between hard-working truck, and family-friendly SUV. With seating for up to 9, and plenty of beef to pull a boat or camper, it’s a great vehicle for big families. Top that off with rear-seat entertainment, WiFi connectivity, and a slew of other tech features, you’ll never hear “are we there yet” again.

2016 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Ford Explorer

While the Ford Explorer has long been marketed as a main-stream, rugged SUV, it has evolved into a practical vehicle for big families. The front two seats have ample space for adults, while the 3rd row is great for children. Ford packs a lot of value into the Explorer. It’s a sporty, rugged-looking alternative to the cookie-cutter big family vehicle.


Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander has a flexible interior and top-notch tech for both the safety and entertainment. From a practical 4-cylinder, to a capable V6, and an efficient hybrid, there is bound to be a Highlander that is perfect for your big family.


We understand that picking a vehicle for your family is a big decision. At Carsforsale.com, we want to help you find the perfect vehicle for sale near you at the right price.

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Dustin "Dusty" Rhodes

A fan of nice round numbers and working on tiny European cars, Dusty is the proud owner of a '58 Lloyd 600, a '50 FIAT 500, and is currently on the hunt for a Vespa 400. And, despite all that repair work, he still finds time to write about cars. 

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