Finding the optimum family car is not a very easy job. Putting into consideration the current challenges in the automotive market and the prices that spiked at an exponential rate, every consumer wants to make sure they got value for the money they paid. In order to be sure you made the right choice, there are several factors to bear in mind before buying a family car.
What should you consider?
- Safety. This should be on top of your priorities, not only when you are buying a family car, but any car in general. Safety comes first. You want to make sure that the car is stable and safe enough for you and your passengers especially if you take this car a lot of time on highways. With today’s technology, gladly cars have significantly advanced in terms of safety specs.
- Durability and reliability. You need to make sure that this car will not give you a hard time. No one wants to be regularly visiting the mechanic or service center for issues that keep coming up. You also need to do good research on the cost of the spare parts and if there are any common issues with the car you are buying.
- Capacity. Space is an important factor to keep in consideration, especially for big families. Find a car that has enough space to carry many belongings of the family, especially while traveling. In addition, the back seats should have more than enough space for the child seat.
- Driving experience. While the comfort and safety of your family are on the priority list, you also need a car that guarantees a smooth, precise, and enjoyable driving experience. Choose a car that has a variety of specs that makes it easier and more convenient for you while driving.
Now let’s come to the top 5 family cars
- Skoda Kodiaq
In terms of size, this car is definitely a winner. This 7-seater family car is very spacious, so you don’t have to worry about accommodating your entire family with lots of belongings. Though high in price, this car guarantees value for money. Skoda Kodiaq earned a five-star EURO NCAP safety rating which makes it a great choice for a family car.
- Kia Sportage
There is a reason why everyone loves Sportage. This SUV boasts an attractive design, is spacious, and perfect in terms of durability, reliability, and performance. Kia Sportage is a very practical car for a family and is also very safe. Being a Korean brand and in high demand in the Egyptian market, you can be very confident about its resale value. Also, it will not give you a headache in terms of maintenance and the availability of spare parts.
- Hyundai Tucson
In general, Hyundai is among the most reputable and popular cars in Egypt. Though high-priced, this SUV is a great choice for family cars. It offers plenty of space and guarantees a comfortable ride and enjoyable driving experience. In terms of safety, this is another car that has scored a five-star rating by EURO NCAP. Ghabbour being its sole Egypt, you don’t have to worry about the service and maintenance due to the agent’s strong reputation in the market. Hyundai Tucson has a great resale value as well.
- Peugeot 5008
While many people are skeptical about French cars, Peugeot 5008 breaks all the misconceptions. The futuristic design and advanced technology of this SUV make it stand out. Peugeot 5008 is a 7-seater family car with plenty of boot space and a comfortable interior. It is very smooth on the road and guarantees an enjoyable ride. Peugeot 5008 is packed with a full array of safety systems and is awarded five–star safe by EURO NCAP.
- Volks Wagen Passat
If you are not a big fan of SUVs, Passat is a great sedan that serves as a family car. There is no doubt that German cars are exceptional in every way. Passat is very elegant, spacious, and durable. Needless to say, you will also be impressed with its performance. The fact that it is a sedan doesn’t mean you will have to compromise space. In buying this car you bring together a very rare combination of luxury, comfort, and convenience. This car is also ranked as one of the safest family sedans and earned.
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