The experts at Kelley Blue Book have picked the Best Family Cars of 2019.

This list has been developed following in-depth testing and a thorough review of 2019 model-year vehicles with a focus on safety, overall value, driver-assist features, connectivity and technology.

Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor for Kelley Blue Book, said “We have seen an uptick in the number of consumers seeking advanced safety features as their top priority when searching for a new car.

DeLorenzo said that adaptive headlights, rear cross-traffic alerts and automatic emergency braking are just a few standout advanced safety features that once were only available as options on luxury vehicles, but now are standard on vehicles that have a MSRP of less than $30,000.

Kelley Blue Book’s Best Family Cars of 2019

Best Two-Row SUVs for Families

(2019 models, listed in alphabetical order)

  • Honda CR-V
  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Subaru Forester

Best Three-Row SUVs for Families

(2019 models, listed in alphabetical order)

  • Chevrolet Traverse
  • Honda Pilot
  • Subaru Ascent
  • Toyota Highlander
  • Volkswagen Atlas

Best Full-Size SUV for Families

  • Ford Expedition

Best Minivans for Families

(2019 models, listed in alphabetical order)

  • Chrysler Pacifica
  • Honda Odyssey
  • Toyota Sienna

Today, younger generations of families are seeking unique technology within their vehicles to make life easier. Several of the 2019 model-year SUVs and minivans on the Best Family Cars of 2019 list offer additional high-tech features for the whole family such as teen-driver monitoring, wireless phone charging and exit warning alerts.

For the active families that enjoy both near and far road trips, Kelley Blue Book’s automotive experts also created a list of Five Road Trip Tips for families to take into consideration as they trek out on the open road.

In fact, two models on the list, the Honda Odyssey and Chrysler Pacifica minivans, are available with built-in vacuum cleaners, offering increased convenience for any family that might spend a lengthy amount of time in their vehicle.

For consumers on a budget shopping for a family vehicle, Kelley Blue Book also compiled a list of the 10 Best Used Family Cars Under $15,000, including used SUVs and minivans.

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