5 Underrated Family Cars that Totally Deserve Your Attention
Having the right car makes life easy for families. From grocery shopping to family outings, a car is the best companion for families. Three-row crossovers or SUVs are regarded as family vehicles, but many car enthusiasts do not find their sturdy looks appealing. This is because SUVs lack the luxurious appeal and charm of sedans, and cost more. If you too are thinking of buying a family car, don’t let the high price tags of SUVs bother you, as there are suitable alternatives. Though the alternatives are not classified as “family cars”, they have ample space, power, and price tags to be family cars. Be on the lookout for these underrated family cars at cars auctions in USA.
1. 2015 Audi Q3
The 2015 Audi Q3 is a tiny crossover that packs Audi’s comfort, luxury, and stellar performance. Slotted below Audi's compact crossover - the Q5 - Q3 is a subcompact car with tremendous passenger room and cargo capacity. The car packs a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with direct fuel injection that churns out 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque for smooth traveling both in the city and highway. Adding to its comfort and functionality are the specially cut out leather seats and panoramic moonroof making driving a pleasure.
2. 2015 Ford Taurus
The 2015 Ford Taurus resembles a full size sedan, but isn’t really up there. It packs the comfort of a sedan but falls behind on the luxury quotient, probably because of its aggressive pricing. That should not deter families from going for this vehicle by the American automobile giant. Propelled by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that churns out an impressive 365 horsepower, the 2015 Ford Taurus delivers a breezy drive. One aspect where 2015 Ford Taurus stands tall among its peers is that it can comfortably seat three kids in the backseat, making it an ideal car for a family of five. Adding value to its price is the 20.1 cubic feet of space that enables it to easily handle strollers and larger pieces of luggage.
3. 2015 Kia Soul
Although 2015 Kia Soul is technically a compact car, its box like shape results in a spacious car. 2015 Kia Soul features 24.2 cubic feet of cargo area behind the rear seats supporting you to stock a small stroller and several grocery bags easily. 2015 Kia Soul is fitted with a 2.0-liter, direct-injection four-cylinder engine churning 164 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. The Korean automobile giant did a great job with the Kia, as it is an ideal car for families with older individuals due to its low floor that makes getting in and out easy. The car also offers adult-friendly legroom in the back seat for enhanced comfort, along with funky styling and bright colors for exciting look.
4. 2015 Mini Countryman
The 2015 four-door Mini Countryman is a cute crossover that fun to zip around the city. Don’t let the word ‘Mini’ flummox you, for the five-passenger Countryman packs a lot of space to deliver a comfortable ride. The car offers generous rear legroom of 33.8 inches, along with tall, squared-off roofline. Its cargo area is just fine with 16.5 cubic feet of space, which can be increased to an impressive 41.3 cubic feet by folding the rear seats down. The 2015 Mini Countryman runs on a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine churning 121 horsepower, offering commendable performance.
5. 2015 Volkswagen Golf
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf despite having a hatchback body style offers excellent comfort and space to be your ideal family vehicle. It packs 22.8 cubic feet of space behind the rear seat and 52.7 cubic feet of space with 60/40-split backseat, large enough to pack all your traveling gear. The turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine churns out 170 units of horsepower resulting in an exciting ride.
Even though the listed options didn’t register high sales, they are still some of the best budget family cars that you can buy. Whether you are searching for a new or pre-owned ride, you can find these and other models listed at several cars auctions in USA. AutoBidMaster is one of the leading auction sites in the USA offering salvage cars for sale. Search from several American used cars for sale listed in our inventory. Register to start bidding. If you have any question related to our bidding process, feel free to contact our experts by either filling out our contact form or calling us at +1 (503) 298-4300.