CARS.COM — Summer is so close I can almost see my kids’ sunscreen-coated fingerprint streaks on the car’s windows and hear echoes of “Are we there yet?” from the third row. For those feeling the impending sense of wanderlust, it’s just about time to hit the road. In fact, AAA estimates that more than one-third of Americans are planning to take a family vacation of 50 miles or more away from home this summer.
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If you’re one of them, and you need a new ride, here’s a list of Cars.com editors’ favorites in alphabetical order that will help ease the drive, from comfy sedans and go-fast sporty cars to SUVs and minivans chock-full of creature comforts to rival even the most comfortable living room.