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Automakers Are Offering More Safe, Affordable Family Cars

When it comes to your family, you want the safest car you can afford. Families are spending more and more time on the road. Between school, work, sports practice, and road trips, finding a safe and cost-effective car is more essential than ever. 

Depending on your preference, you can choose an SUV, minivan, truck, or sedan. With many breakthroughs in technology, all of these automobiles combine safety, reliability, space, and kid-friendly features.

Ford, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi make some of the highest-rated SUVs equipped for growing families. Auto companies like Kia, Audi, and Toyota have taken a full-size car and made it spacious enough for families on the go.

U.S. News named the 2018 Kia Sorento as the Best 3-Row SUV for the money. The 2018 Ford Edge was recognized as the best 2-Row SUV for the money.

If you are looking for a family car under $10k, you might want to check out pre-2010 Saturn Outlook, Toyota Sienna, or Dodge Caravan. High-tech safety features have made family-friendly vehicles more and more popular. Some of the accessories include:

Forward collision detection
Rearview monitoring
Blind spot notification
Tire pressure monitors
Antilock brakes
Hands-free screen
Secure car seat attachments

Parents also want to make sure the kids are entertained. Vehicles now have enough tools to keep any passenger happy, no matter how long the trip is. Kid-friendly features include:

Electronics plug-in hub
Rear TV screens
Spacious rear seats
Rear sunshades
Fold-out trays for snacks

Buying a safe car is only the first step. Keeping your vehicle safe requires periodic scheduled auto maintenance. Rely on the pros at I-86 Truck & Auto Repair in Falconer to keep your car properly maintained. You will protect both your family and your automotive investment.