A family vehicle has the characteristics of safe, roomy, and affordable. The top ten family vehicles are evaluated on factors such as resale value, fuel efficiency, capability, kid-friendliness and this year fuel economy.
The Chevrolet Malibu is a fuel friendly family sedan. Not only does it offer class leading fuel economy but it also beat the Honda Accord in the 2008 Family Sedan Comparison Test.
Crossover vehicles continue to replace the traditional SUVs in driveways, but for families with big passenger/cargo/towing needs, the full-size SUV remains essential. The Tahoe Hybrid is as green as it gets in its category and has a towing capacity of up to 6,200 pounds.
The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is the biggest crossover on the road, yet it beats the fuel economy of many smaller three-row vehicles.