What Makes a Great Family Car

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To begin with, what exactly is a "Family Car?" 
No matter the size of your particular family, it's a vehicle that pretty much does everything well when it comes to the needs of your whole family. What makes a great family car? It's kind of a big ask when you think about it. 

You'll need plenty of room for the whole family including pets and your kid's friends. That's a tall order right off the bat. You'll want to have plenty of space in the 'way back' to haul groceries and sports equipment, or both. You'll want it to be good on gas and get the highest safety ratings. Plus, you'll want the latest infotainment features to keep the kiddos occupied and all the jazzy driver assist safety features, because when it comes to a family car, safety comes first. 

Family Favorites

To give you an idea of some of the best and most-popular family-haulers on the market today, we have picked 10 tempting family favorites that include reliable mid-size crossovers, two-row and three-row SUVs, luxury full-size SUVs as well as a minivan and a station wagon that tick all the boxes mentioned in this article. You can find these great family cars and more at your local Lithia Auto dealer where we want you and your family as customers for life. You'll find the dealer near you right here. 

We've also heard it said that a good family car is one that you don't mind getting dirty. Not, Jeep Wrangler off-road dirty, more like "everything inside the vehicle is sticky from kid snacks and muddy from the dog romping on the upholstery" dirty. Okay, all that's not asking too much, is it? Now that you have browsed all the great family vehicles, Lithia is here to help you choose the best one for you and your family.