2016 Best Cars For Families

Adapted By Nathan Erb From U.S. News Rankings & Reviews

Looking for a car that can handle your commute, weekend shopping excursions and road trips to the in-laws? U.S. News Rankings & Reviews has awarded these 20 vehicles the title of 2016 Best Cars for Families. These cars, minivans and SUVs provide the best combination of features, utility, safety and reliability.

The winners are ranked across 21 automotive categories, giving families of all sizes plenty of options to fit their budget and daily routine. While none of these cars are immune to your kids' melted crayons in the cup holder, every family should find a perfect fit among the 2016 Best Cars for Families winners:

Best Cars

Model Category
Kia Soul Compact Car
Kia Soul Hatchback
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Upscale Midsize Car
Audi A7 Luxury Large Car
Subaru Outback Wagon
Chevrolet Impala Large Car
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Upscale Small Car
Chevrolet Malibu Midsize Car
Lexus GS Hybrid Hybrid Car

Best SUVs And Minivans

Model Category
Honda HR-V Subcompact SUV
Honda CR-V Compact SUV
BMW X1 Luxury Subcompact SUV
Nissan Murano 2-Row SUV
Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Luxury 2-Row SUV
Cadillac Escalade Luxury Large SUV
Toyota Highlander Hybrid Hybrid SUV
GMC Yukon Large SUV
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Luxury Compact SUV
Honda Pilot 3-Row SUV
Honda Odyssey Minivan
Volvo XC90 Luxury 3-Row SUV