10 BEST FAMILY CARS OF 2013 NAMED BY KBB.COM
Editors Recommend Variety of Family-Friendly New Cars to Meet the Diverse Needs of Today’s Families
IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Families in the market for a new car can see which models the experts recommend most in the list of 10 Best Family Cars of 2013 by the editors of Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information. All families are not created alike, so it stands to reason that all family cars shouldn’t be alike either. Each year the KBB.com editors decide the 10 Best Family Cars, which cater to unique family specifications and situations.
“Show us 10 families and we’ll suggest a different car for each, but all of those vehicles will score high in areas like safety, roominess, comfort and value,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. “Our annual list is aimed at helping families find the right ride and always includes something for everyone, with a special nod to the best of what’s new.”
KBB.com’s 10 Best Family Cars of 2013
2013 Model-Year Vehicle
Average Transaction Price1
60-Month Residual Value
60-Month Residual Value3
|1||Nissan Pathfinder||SV Sport Utility 4D||$32,939||$13,242||$47,019||39%|
|2||Honda Accord||EX Sedan 4D||$24,893||$11,264||$35,418||43%|
|3||Toyota Prius V||Five Wagon 4D||$28,752||$10,559||$38,761||34%|
|4||Volkswagen Passat||2.5L SE Sedan 4D||$25,282||$8,269||$39,409||32%|
|5||Honda Odyssey||EX Minivan 4D||$29,866||$12,045||$44,811||37%|
|6||Toyota Avalon||Limited Sedan 4D||$35,610||$14,965||$51,517||37%|
|7||Ford Fusion||SE Sedan 4D||$25,900||$9,553||$37,740||39%|
|8||Honda CR-V||EX Sport Utility 4D||$25,684||$13,438||$36,345||50%|
|9||Nissan Altima||2.5 SL Sedan 4D||$26,590||$10,091||$40,202||35%|
|10||Chevrolet Suburban||1500 LT Sport Utility 4D||$51,599||$19,055||$63,898||38%|
1 Average Transaction Price data for April 2013.
2 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own sourced on April 25, 2013.
3 Kelley Blue Book® Residual Values sourced from May/June 2013 book.
To see KBB.com’s full list and Editorial commentary for the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013, please visit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-family-cars-2013/.
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