The best and unusual cars for family travel road trip cars

  • Last Post 06 June 2023
Hartley Sawyer posted this 23 April 2022

According to statistics, the most important task for a third of motorists is to find a car for the family. A family car should ideally fit both for milking city roads and for traveling. Requirements for cars for family travel should include: 

  • capacity; 
  • endurance; 
  • comfort; 
  • good design; 
  • luggage capacity;
  • reasonable price; 
  • cost-effectiveness in maintenance.

Consider the Top family cars for travel. When compiling the rating, the criteria listed above were taken into account, as well as engine power and fuel consumption.

  • Nissan X-trail

Nissan X-Trail has a reason to take a place in the ranking of family cars. The compact Nissan X-Trail crossover is currently presented in 3 generations. Each of them has been restyled. The last, the third generation is presented with gasoline and diesel engines for the European market. Hybrid variations of aggregates are also available for the Celestial Empire. As for the transmission of the Nissan X-Trail, the crossover is equipped with a manual gearbox or CVT.

  • Infiniti QX60

This car is distinguished by its capacity and economy. Infiniti QX60 SUV with front or plug-in all-wheel drive. The changes to which the designers subjected the QX60 during the restyling process are visible. Infiniti QX60 is equipped with a gasoline power plant with a 3.5-liter V6 and 265 hp of power, working with a variator and consuming about 12 liters of fuel for every 100 km. A 250-horsepower hybrid modification is also offered.

  • Mazda CX-9

This car includes a modern design and complete safety. It is ideal for family travel, as its roominess and economy provide the driver and passengers with full comfort. A 3.7-liter gasoline engine with a V-shaped configuration of six cylinders is installed under the hood of the Mazda CX-9. This engine produces 277 hp of power and 367 Nm of torque, working in tandem with a 6-speed automatic transmission.  The crossover accelerates to 100 km/h in 10.1 seconds, consuming 11.3 liters of fuel per 100 km of travel in a mixed cycle.

  • Kia Ceed SW

The interior of the Kia Led SV cabin is made at the European level. The upper part of the dashboard is soft to the touch. This car is suitable for couples due to its design and economy. Under the hood is a 1.4-1.6 liter engine that develops 100-140 horsepower and 134-242 Nm of torque. All of them are combined with a six-gear "mechanics" and a front-wheel-drive transmission, however, a 6-speed hydro-mechanical "automatic" is optionally provided for the 1.6-liter engine. You can use this model to go on a trip and take stunning photos using a travel tripod for stabilizing your camera on the go.

  • Volkswagen Teramont

A great car option for family travel. Thanks to the clearance of 203 mm for cars, there are no problems in overcoming ground coverings and high curbs. A completely independent architecture is provided for the suspension. The presence of transverse stability stabilizers in a circle and telescopic shock absorbers on helical springs provides excellent ride smoothness. Fuel consumption depends on the operating conditions. Manufacturers often provide data on fuel consumption during a long continuous trip. But, basically, Volkswagen's fuel consumption is from 12 to 14.4 liters per 100 km.

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Larry Malley posted this 10 February 2023

I just love to travel by car. Thank you for offering to talk about it.

Emma Evans posted this 06 June 2023

It depends on how many people are traveling. For family trips, you can rent a multi-seater car or van or minivan. We have tried all three options with our family and it was comfortable to travel in each of them. As for the company in which you can rent, we have been choosing Budget for several years. You can check out the website, there is a large selection of cars and you will definitely find something suitable for a family trip