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5 Cars That Fit Your Whole Family

More seats and spacious trunks make these the perfect vehicles for an active group of parents and kids.

When you've got a big family, you need a big car.

Keeping up with soccer practice, dance rehearsals or simply a trip to the grocery store for three—or more—requires a spacious trunk and room for wiggling. Add some pets and even the largest vehicle could seem cramped.

For this week's edition of 5 Cars, we bring you five cars, vans in fact, big enough to fit the whole family.

1. 2008 Chevrolet Uplander Cargo—Used—$9,999

From Cars.com: This four-speed automatic minivan features enough room for a carload of people or supplies. It comes with a sliding side door, a tire pressure monitor, auto express down window and bucket seats. It also features an auxiliary audio input, AM/FM and satellite radio.

Available at Encore Motorcars on Changebridge Road in Pine Brook.

2. 2012 Honda Odyssey EX—Used—$26,995

From Cars.com: This five-speed automatic minivan comes with reclining seats and a power lumbar driver seat. The van features a rear window defroster, rear window wiper and privacy glass. It also features an anti-theft system and ambient light package.

Available at Joyce Honda on Route 10 in Denville.

3. 2013 Chrysler Town & Country Touring—New—$32,285

From Cars.com: This four-door minivan features four-wheel drive. It has 121-inch wheels and comes with a 3.6L V6 engine. The van features a good amount of trunk space and non-traditional entrance/exit options for easier access.

Available at Beyer Chrysler Dodge Ram Jeep on Ridgedale Avenue in Morristown.

4. 2013 Honda Odyssey Touring—New—$42,360

From Cars.com: Like the Odyssey EX, this minivan features a folding third row seat, remote power door locks and stability control. The van also features a navigation system with voice activation, daytime running lights and driver heated seatback.

Available at Route 23 Honda in Pompton Plains.

5. 2013 Toyota Sienna Base—New—$37,476

From Cars.com: This six-speed automatic van features Bluetooth wireless connectivity, braking assist, a radio data system and rear air conditioning with separate controls. The van also features external temperature display and audio controls on the steering wheel.

Available at Toyota of Morristown on Ridgedale Avenue.

kjchat June 14, 2013 at 02:07 PM
what a random "article"... its more like a random grouping of classifieds for minivans, with no researc or added value...
Chris June 14, 2013 at 02:45 PM
You mean.. what a random advertisement... made to look like an actual article. I am sure Patch is getting paid by cars.com to put their ad up here.
Pam Fischer June 16, 2013 at 12:27 PM
No reference to safety features? I would think that would be a priority for families.

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