There are certain features that are a must have in every vehicle. However, a vehicle for a family needs more specific features. An ideal family vehicle is judged on the basis of luxury, comfort, economy and many other factors. Quite a few car manufacturers are trying to incorporate the basic requirements of a family into the vehicles they manufacture.
In the upcoming year there are a few vehicles that you should watch out for. These vehicles are perfect for a small family of four or five members. These vehicles are not only be comfortable for your family but stylish as well. Let’s look at a few of these vehicles and the features that make them perfect for a family.
1. 2014 Subaru Outback
The 2014 Subaru Outback is a wagon which has left everyone amazed. The wagon looks more like a Crossover vehicles rather than a wagon for soccer moms. Yet, the car has adequate space and is quite economical. The car has an automatic transmission and a 2.5-Liter engine. If you are looking for something with a little more kick to it, you can get the 3.6-liter limited version. The feature that makes the 2014 Subaru Outback a safe wagon for your family is that it is an all-wheel-drive.
2. 2014 Ford Fusion
If you would rather not be seen driving a wagon, there is a great option for you thanks to Ford. The company has introduced a spacious and economical sedan which will be up for sale in 2014. The 2014 Ford Fusion is a remarkable sedan by all means. The car is available in a couple of variants. You will find everything in a Fusion from all-wheel-drive to front wheel and a 2.5-liter engine to a 2.0-litre one. Ford once again proved that its cars have something for everyone.
3. 2014 Toyota Sienna
If you have a slightly larger family and don’t mind the classic van, the 2014 Toyota Sienna is the best option for you. The van is available in a 3.5-liter engine and two variants that have a front wheel or an all wheel drive. The mileage is not as attractive but the van makes up for the poor mileage with luxury and comfort. You can easily seat seven passengers in the van and still have room left for luggage. If your family is the outdoors type this vehicle will carry them comfortably along with the camping gear to the campsite.
4. 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
If you enjoy taking your family on an off road adventure then you should look no further. The 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is the pickup truck for you. Unlike other pickups this one has a seating capacity for four and you can carry a lot of luggage as well. Of course the fuel mileage is not very attractive, but the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is the ultimate family getaway vehicle. The powerful 5.0-liter engine and the luxurious bucket seats make the F-150 a pleasure to drive.
5. 2014 Audi Q5
Cross Over Vehicles can make for great family vehicles. The Audi Q5 is a great CUV with good seating capacity. It can easily seat five passengers and is powered by a 2.0-liter engine. It has an eight-speed automatic transmission which turns to manual as well. So, feel free to take it for a spin.
These are five of the best family vehicles of the upcoming year. Now you can decide which one suits your needs.