Seven Types Of Family Cars

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Finding the perfect family car is simply a matter of looking in the right place. With so many different types of vehicles on the market, approaching the issue of buying a new family car depends on what kind of activities a family does most. For example, cars made for strolling around town are different than a family car made for outback driving.

Here are the seven major types of family cars:

Small family cars: Lightweight, these usually come in hybrid car varieties. Small cars are fuel efficient and good for the environment, but large families and families who plan on outback driving should consider something else.

Medium family cars: Sedans like the Hyndai i45 or Suzuku Kizashi make up this family. These mid-sized cars are perfect for navigating urban landscapes with a family of four. They feature surprisingly spacious boots.

Large family cars: These types of cars feature powerful four-wheel drive and great control on the road. Because of the large size and good control typical of this category, most models can be called a safe car.

SUVs: SUVs or sports utility vehicles are notorious fuel-guzzlers, but modern updates to the SUV hybrid car have made them remarkably efficient for their size. Some SUVs hold up to eight passengers. The SUV is a safe car with a lot of room for storage. SUVs are perfect for an on-the-go family who need a lot of space and a reliable ride.

People movers: People movers are a family car for the driver who wants to be able to move their entire family around, but without feeling like a truck driver. These types of cars are much more stylish than their ancestors, the station wagon.

Coupes: The Ford Focus, Nissan 370Z, and other trendy coupes both of the hybrid car and traditional full combustion engine variety are focused on style over function. These may not be the best way to lug the family around, but they are certainly beautiful pieces of luxury. A safe car doesnt necessarily have to be expensive, but high end cars like the coupe have technology designed to protect the driver and passenger more efficiently than any other class of vehicle.

Prestige family cars: Cars that are out to impress and dazzle. Like the coupe, they are not focused entirely on function. The bells and whistles of prestige cars make them highly desired by the well-to-do, but perhaps not for most average income families.

There are other varieties of the family car. The number one concern is to make sure that any car purchased for the family is a safe car. Make sure to read up on reviews before locking in a purchase.
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This article provides an overview of the types of family cars that are available for all types of families; those who like to stick to the city roads and those who like to adventure out into the outback. Find out what type of family cars suit various road conditions and people.

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This article was published on 2011/02/15