Parents magazine and Edmunds.com today released their list of the Best Family Cars for 2012. For each of the past five years, their experts have checked out hundreds of new vehicles using safety and reliability as the primary criteria. Vehicles were also rated on performance, interior, exterior and family-friendly features. Every car on the list is equipped with antilock brakes, electronic stability control and a minimum of six air bags. Plus, a record 14 vehicles recommended by Parents/Edmunds.com earned a “Top Safety Pick” designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
In addition to their own staffs’ experiences, Parents and Edmunds.com talked to parents who own and drive these vehicles every day.
“The Best Family Cars of 2012″ feature appears in the July issue of Parents magazine on newsstands next Tuesday, June 12th.
|BEST FAMILY CARS – 2012|
|BEST MILEAGE||Base Price|
|Toyota Prius V||$26,400|
|Honda Civic Hybrid||$24,200|
|Chevrolet Cruze Eco||$19,245|
|LARGE VEHICLES||Base Price|