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Top 10 Cars for Families 2016

By Matt Zimmerman


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The year 2016 has been a great year for the automobiles industry as a large number of cars have been introduced in this year but not all of them can meet the needs of a family. Family cars usually have an extra luggage space and bigger interior to accommodate more number of people. Keeping this and a lot of other factors like performance, engine, and comfort in mind, we have compiled a list of top 10 family cars. If you are looking to start a family or are planning to change your current car then take some time out to check our list of best family cars 2016.

1. Ford Fiesta:

The Ford Fiesta has rocked the market with its ultimate price and a family standard body style. Fiesta comes with two body styles: the sedan and the hatchback. The sedans are good enough to carry the luggage and the groceries because of ample space in the trunk. While the hatchbacks are a bit compact in that context. She is tagged at $14,100 with a 1.0 L gasoline turbocharged engine.


2. Hyundai i1O

Hyundai’s i10 has a lot of rep throughout the world. If you are looking for a compact sized, eco – friendly family car, then i10 could be a good choice. The fuel economy is excellent with 31 in the city and 42 on the highway. But when it comes to the inner spacing; then Hyundai i10 is a bit savvy. Indeed $10,200 i10 is a fun to drive.

Hyundai i10

3. Chevrolet Spark LS:

The $12,700 Chevrolet Spark LS is amongst the top sellers of the family cars. The 1.4 L four – cylinder engine gives an economical thrust of EPA at 36 mpg. While when it comes to the passenger spacing, then Spark LS has enough spacing for a small family. Don’t expect much in the trunk as this hatchback doesn’t offer much space. But its eco – friendliness makes it a better family companion.

Chevrolet Spark LS

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4. Honda Fit:

Honda has shown a superb progress after bearing a long tenure economical slum. The Honda Fit definitely fits the economical wallets. Fit has been designed for the family ride. It has ample space for passengers and has a comfortable cockpit. The 1.5 L engine is even a fun to drive. The most spectacular is its price which is as low as $15,900. While this hatchback even lacks the trunk space.

Honda Fit

5. Toyota Corolla:

If you are looking for a family sedan, then go for the Corolla. The 2016 Toyota Corolla comes with 12 different models priced as low as $17,300. The drivetrain has 1.3 L engine at the least schedules of performance. While the finest is 2.0 L four – cylinder engine. It has fine seating capacity and a comfort driving package. There is enough space in the trunk. And it’s not even heavy over the fuel economy. It’s a complete family car.

Toyota Corolla

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6. Honda Civic:

The improvised 2016 Honda Civic offers too much to its fans. Civic comes in two body styles, the sedan and the hatchback. Everything in both the body styles is almost the same besides the trunk space. You need to have a sedan if you want to carry luggage with you. While the lowest price tag on Honda Civic is $18,640. The 1.5, 1.8 and 2.0 L four – cylinder engines offer a good fuel economy.

Honda Civic

7. Toyota Prius:

The 2016 Toyota Prius could be distinguished as a superb family car. Prius’ electric drivetrain and economical gasoline engine gives the EPA of 52 mpg. Besides economical driving, Prius is tagged as low as $24,700. The electronic features, comfortable seating capacity and body cosmetics makes it a perfect family companion. When it comes to the performance, families don’t need to drive their rides on racing tracks.

Toyota Prius

8. Honda CR-V:

Honda rocks the leaderboard with its three different family vehicles. The Honda CR-V is a family SUV with a decent price tag of $23,900. However, it is not as good as the rest of the family cars in terms of fuel. Still, it gives a good EPA. The 2.4 L engine makes it a fun to drive.

Honda CR-V

9. Kia Optima:

The 2016 Kia Optima is a mixture of luxury and sports. And not to forget Kia Optima is even rated amongst the top 10 best sedans of the world today. She is tagged as low as $22,140. When it comes to the capacity, then the Optima offers a good seating space and a nice truck capacity. The vehicle is charged with PHEV (Plug – in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) which makes it a fuel economy car.

Kia Optima

10. Subaru Impreza:

The Subaru Impreza is tagged as low as $18,300. It has standard body cosmetics, standard seating styles and a good fuel economy. The fuel economy and the performance schedules of the car makes it a good family companion. Impreza comes in two body styles, the hatchback and the sedan. Rather you won’t even find much competition with this car.

Subaru Impreza

It becomes really hard to choose a good family companion from such a tight list. But here is the tip, if you want economy then go for a hybrid, if you want low price then go for a hatchback and if you want power then go forget everything and simply go for performance.

About Matt Zimmerman

Matt is no stranger to the automotive world, writing about cars since 2008 as a contributor for several huge automotive websites such as Car and Driver, AutoEvolution, Motor1, CarAdvice or MotorTrend. A true fan of everything with wheels, his garage includes a dozen of different cars, including an old BMW M3 and a Tesla Model S. Learn more about GCB's Editorial Process.

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