Cars for large families: spacious family cars, 7-seater cars, family SUVs and vans. How to choose the oversized family car
Car for large families
If we have many children and are considering purchasing a family car we may be tempted to believe that the SUV is the best solution, but in reality the market offers various opportunities, from station wagons to vans. Certainly if we need to six or seven seats and a nice large trunk, the choice is restricted to some car models, and we must begin to consider having to make some compromises: maybe you gain some seats, but you lose space in the boot, or you gain height but we lose some in handling. Here, then, are some tips for buying acar for large families, with the most suitable models.
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Spacious family cars
What to pay attention to? Certainly the number of seats, the size of the boot, the handling and the safety features. On sale we find beautiful and spacious sedans, but also their station wagon version for those who want a larger trunk.
The Fiat Tipo Station Wagon is 4.53 meters long and offers a huge 550-liter trunk. The aesthetics are not the best – even if the new line is certainly more elegant, also thanks to the look of the front and rear bumpers – but it is certainly a welcoming and comfortable car. It is also quite cheap: the price starts at 17,300 euros. Info on the FIAT website
An extra-large space for an extra-small price (starting from 8-700 euros) for a maxi station-wagon that offers comfort and active and passive safety devices. It has 5 real seats and ideal habitability to transport everything. It is practical and equipped with numerous compartments that facilitate life on board. Info on the site.
7 seater car
If you are looking to buy a very welcoming, spacious family car with a few more seats, the market offers interesting proposals. We must certainly take into consideration several factors, from the budget to the use that will be made of the car, up to the number of km you plan to travel in a year and consequently the type of car, petrol, diesel or LPG. Among the best 7-seater car models we have selected these.
- Citroen Grand C4 SpaceTourer
The Citroen Grand C4 Space Tourer is a 7-seater minivan perfectly in step with the times. Intelligent driving aids, driving sensations, global comfort dimension (CITROËN ADVANCED COMFORT program) and efficiency. The look of the front is dynamic and modern and is equipped with 3D LED rear lights as standard. Prices start at € 27,300. Info on the site.
Configured for seven or eight seats, the V-Class has an MBUX multimedia system as standard – every need is met. Conceived according to a modular principle, the infotainment system is characterized by its intuitive control, allowing up to 8 people to freely configure it and also allowing the insertion of additional functions. The trunk opens with an ignition button. Inside maximum organization of spaces and compartments. Info on the site
It has important dimensions and can accommodate up to 7 passengers. It has rigorous lines, but elegant at the same time, and excellent quality in the interior upholstery, but also in the technological and connection systems. Price from € 199 per month, info on the site
SUV for families
Surely the SUV is the most popular choice for large families. The space in the passenger compartment is extra-large, it is comfortable, there are several compartments and accommodation for the objects we take on a trip and a large and well-organized trunk. Many SUVs have state-of-the-art safety systems and perfectly maintain grip on the road.
The new flagship equipped with new-era connectivity solutions and a futuristic integration of assistance, comfort, lighting and infotainment systems for a completely new driving experience. Equipped with Night Vision, Volkswagen’s night vision assistance system, Rear View reversing camera and Area View showing a 360 ° overview
Price from 62,700 euros. Info on the site