Top Ten Ideas For Choosing A New Family Car

Monday 14 December 2020

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Are you thinking of a new vehicle in 2021? I know I've definitely outgrown my BMM 1 Series, and I'm looking for a family car that will have more room for the kids and the dog we want to get.

Choosing a new car for your  family can be a bit overwhelming and lead you down a rabbit hole of features, safety ratings and economic efficiency your car must-have. If you are finding choosing a new car challenging. doing some research and being clear on what you need is important. The following are hot favourites for a reason.

Vauxhall Grandland X

Not only is the Vauxhall Grandland X nice to look at, but it also has several features that would be great for your family car such as:

  • Ample boot space
  • Advanced park assist
  • Heated seats
  • Hands-free power tailgate
  • Hybrid

This car has plenty of good features that will benefit your family. But is it the right fit for you? Find out more if the Grandland X is a Vauxhall 4x4 or SUV?

Volkswagen Golf

A popular choice among families, the Volkswagen Golf is a great drive. It boasts an ergonomic engine and is spacious, allowing plenty of room to sit comfortably and take full advantage of the bigger boot, which you definitely need when you have children.

Toyota Corolla

Toyota brought out the new Corolla this year and we are so glad they did. It is slightly smaller than the other cars suggested but definitely looks the par. The Toyota corolla benefits feature such as:

  • Low squint lights
  • Powerful 2.0-litre engine
  • Smart Navigation
  • Voice recognition
  • Front and Rear Sensors.

Ford Focus

Another popular choice, the for focus being voted best family car of 2020. This car is great to look at but also generous with space, a 5-star safety rating and reliable. The price tag is too bad either. 

Skoda Kodiaq

The Skoda Kodiaq is a great crossover family car. Avoid the sporting models when looking at Skoda Kodiaq and focus on the four-wheel drives. These are practical and we recommend opting for the 7 seats for the extra room.

Kia E-Niro

Then Kia E-Niro is a great car, if you are looking for a hybrid then this car is for you. It is self-charging and 17” wheels. The interior benefits from leather seats, a 10.25-inch touch screen that allows you to connect your phone and has Apple car play and Android Auto.

Peugeot 3008

The Peugeot 3008 is a good runner and is practical for families. It is spacious enough to accommodate your growing families, so teenagers won’t be tightly seated in the back. Upfront it features an 8” touchscreen and has received 5 safety stars from Euro NCAP.

Hyundai Iqonic

Named the best electric family car we can see why. It is cheap to run and enjoyable to drive. It boasts the following features:

  • 60:40 split between seats and boot.
  • 7” digital drivers display
  • 10.25 touchscreen infotainment system
  • Eco-driving assistant system
  • Voice recognition
  • Cruise control
  • Rear parking assistance

Mercedes A-Class

This sophisticated car will make you feel like the bee's knees. It offers great technology and a wide choice of engine options. It is a reliable and easy to drive car but comes with an investment price tag.

So, do you choose to opt for a luxury vehicle or concentrate your budget elsewhere and go for a lower-key model? I'll let you know how we get on in our search for a new family car!

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