ORLANDO, Fla.-- AAA and Parents
magazine have named 15 vehicles to its 2006 Best Cars for Families list including, for the first time, a crossover category for vehicles that combine aspects of SUVs, minivans and station wagons.
A team of reviewers from both AAA and Parents
considered everything from air bags and fuel economy to cup holders and cargo space, and installed child safety and booster seats, to choose vehicles that are among the top crash test performers.
The AAA/Parents 2006 Best Cars for Families are:
Dodge Charger, Mazda 6, Ford Fusion
Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey, Chrysler Town & Country
Subaru Tribeca, Nissan Murano, Volvo V50
Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Equinox, Jeep Commander
Honda Civic, Mazda 3, Kia Sportage