Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Three Cars that are Perfect for the Family

(This is a collaborated post)

Family life is never easy – one minute it's super stressful, the next it can seem like the easiest thing in the world. One thing that every family needs is a good car, but choosing can be so tricky.

Here are the three cars that are perfect for running the family around, whether it’s the school run in the morning, or a trip away.

Image from vauxhall.co.uk
Vauxhall Astra
Around since 2015, the Astra has been regarded as one of the best family hatchbacks around. Really well built, it will survive all the inevitable bumps and scrapes that running a family brings. The great thing is that the Astra is incredibly modern, while being a somewhat mid-range to budget vehicle.

One of the main benefits is how quiet and smooth it is. There’s nothing worse than waking the children up on the road at night because of a noisy engine or a bumpy ride. If you’re looking for a little extra speed, then we recommend you spend a little more and upgrade to the 1.6-liter exoFLEX which will also give you 85 miles to the gallon – perfect if you’re looking to save a littlemoney on fuel.

Image from toyota.com
Toyota Corolla
If you’re looking for a stylish alternative to a hatchback, but with enough room for the family, then why not take advantage of the ToyotaCorolla instead? With a sleek design and reliable track record, the Corolla is a great family car. With plenty of room in the back for children, and a much-improved smoother drive, this car is well worth considering for busy families; especially if you have to make the school run before work.

The Corolla brand has been around for fifty years, and so they’ve had a lot of time to perfect their car. With more than forty million of these on the road, that’s a sure sign of their safety and reliability. Included in the latest Corolla model is the active-safety technology. Packaged in are forward-collision warnings and automatic emergency braking, which are used to help prevent accidents before they happen. As a safety-minded parent, this is surely going to appeal. Overall, the Corolla is a well-priced and very safe family car.

Image from seat.co.uk
Owned and built by the much larger Volkswagen, the SEAT Leon is a much better alternative to the Golf or Audi A3 (both made by VW) due to its much lower costs. One of the sharpest and most responsive vehicles on our list, it allows parents complete control – perfect for ensuring the safety of loved ones.

If you’re looking for a little extra performance, the SEAT offers a version called the Leon Cupra, which could be called a ‘hot’ hatchback – ideal for getting the kids to school that little bit quicker in the morning. For those looking for something more stylish then we recommend taking a look at the LEON SC, or the Leon ST estate. If you’re a family that loves to experience the countryside, then why not opt for the Leon X-perience.