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Below is a list alpha sorted by auto maker with the car models they offer. This is not an all-inclusive list and it has many vehicles from recent model years. You may want to check it out if you are looking for a used vehicle just a few years old.


ACURA
MDX
RDX
RL

AUDI
A4

CHEVY
Cobalt
Malibu Hybrid
Sequel
Tahoe Hybrid

CHRYSLER
Aspen
Sebring
Town+ Country

DODGE
Caliber
Nitro

FORD
E350 Van
Explorer
Focus
Fusion
Sport Trac
Taurus

HONDA
Accord Hybrid
Civic Hybrid
Fit
Odyssey
Ridgeline

HYUNDAI
Entourage

KIA
Spectra 5
Spectra SX

LEXUS
400h


LINCOLN
MKX
Navigator


MAZDA
Mazda5 Grand Touring
Mazda6 Sedan
CX7 Grand Touring
Miata

MERCEDES
Mercedes C Class


MERCURY
Mariner Hybrid
Milan
Montego


PONTIAC
G6

SATURN
Sky

SUBARU
Forrester
Outback

SUZUKI
Aerio


Corolla & Matrix recall alert



TOYOTA
Camry Hybrid
Prius
ScionxB
Sienna
Yaris

VOLVO
C70
XC90
       
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4 Sedans Honda Accord VW Passat Audi A4 Hyundai Sonata

Chrysler200 Kia Amanti Mercedes E550 Mitsubishi Galant Nissan Sentra Lincoln MKS

4 SUVs Acura MDX Kia Borrego Chevy Tahoe Hybrid FordEscapeHybrid

GM Terrain Jeep Grand Cherokee Suzuki Grand Vitara Hyundai Santa Fe Buick Enclave Kia Sorento

Family Car Cousins Green Light EV Looks
9 Electric Vehicles We Think Your Family Ought to Look at in 2012

 


 

Our sister site GreenFamilyCar.com is now reporting from Detroit during the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) after recently reviewing electric vehicles that middle income families will be able to choose from among in 2012 on display during the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.

A broad range of more fuel efficient and more environmentally friendly vehicles have been shown. Family Car Cousins Keith Turner and Dean Adams Curtis, offer their green light during the coming year, to take a look at, and to perhaps test drive, a variety of the following 9 electric vehicles that will be available from auto dealers in 2012. In no particular order and numbered for your convenience (and ours) keeping count, they are:

1. the Honda Leaf EV,

2. the Ford Focus EV,

3. Mitsubishi’s MiEV (said “My EV”),

4. the Ford Transit Connect Electric, which is perfect for small business owners,

5. BMW’s Active E,

6. Tesla’s Model S,

7. the Coda sedan assembled in the Los Angeles area,

…and finally, bringing up the last of the list of electric vehicles that might possibly be in your price range, the two EVs that have been around for a year since the 2010 LA Auto Show, namely:

8. GM Volt, 5,300 of which have been sold in the past year,

as well as

9. the top selling EV, the Nissan Leaf, currently in the hands of 8,000 owners.

Keep coming back for the lastest news on electric vehicle and "electrified vehicle" announcements from the Detroit Auto Show, specifically the news about cars we feel are well suited for families, especially families in the market for a second car!

Over Half Million Have Viewed
Our Family Car Videos on YouTube

We have 100 plus videos on YouTube that over 500,000 viewers have watched. So we decided to celebrate this milestone by making FamilyCarMagazine.com an easy way for you to consider various autos in each family automobile class. Looking at all the vehicles in a classification is a great way to understand the wide options you have. We hope you find our presentation of these classes an easy way to investigate vehicles apples to apples.

It's History: Back in 2008 one of our families ventured to Florida in a Grand Caravan. These days when so many have had to trim family car adventures from their vacation plans, it is always fun to read about them. What family car history has been made on your family car trips? Drop us a line if you have a tale to share.

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A FAMILY TRIP TO FLORIDA

IN A GRAND CARAVAN


 

After loading the vacation gear, my husband proudly announced, with shock, to anyone that would listen, “Hey…I can still see out of the rear view mirror!” Obviously that was not something he was accustomed to on previous trips.  However, the biggest screech came from our two girls (ages 14 and 11) when they discovered that you could actually watch the Hannah Montana TV show on the two drop-down DVD players (with wireless headsets) while we were driving!  You would’ve thought that Miley Cyrus herself had come along for the ride.

Sandy Turner shares the story of her family's drive from Michigan to Florida in a new 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. See their family ratings and rest of her story.