Best family cars

Buying a car is a big investment, so it’s important to get it right. It should be an exciting and fun time, but with so much to think about and consider, it can be hard to know where to start. To this end, Mumsnet has teamed up with Autotrader to survey drivers and test out cars and find the ultimate family car on the market. After months of research we think the Skoda Superb is the best car for most families.

Best New Family Car

Skoda Superb Hatch

It’s more business than party, but with room for three booster seats in the back and plenty of boot space, we think the Skoda Superb hatch is the best new family car for most people

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Ford kuga review

New Family Car Review

Ford Kuga

The Ford Kuga is a solid looking family car that offers good value for money. Its reliable and sporty driving experience has made it a firm favourite in the ever popular SUV market

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Mercedes a class review

New Family Car Review

Mercedes A-Class

The A-Class Mercedes is a great-looking hatchback perfect for city dwellers who are looking for a luxury car that can handle the demands of family life

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How we test

Teaming up with Auto Trader, we surveyed over 10,000 drivers to discover which cars really offer value for families. After crunching the data we put the top three family cars through their paces to find out which new car is best

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Family cars

Buyer's guide

Choosing a new car is a big decision, and one we all want to get right. That's why we've teamed up with AutoTrader to answer your questions on how to choose the right car for your family, such as what fuel options are available? How much storage you might need? And what do PCP and PCH stand for?

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