CARS.COM — Of all the many, many things parents cart around in our cars, none are more important than our kids and their car seats. For many families — especially larger ones — only a minivan will do, which is great, because they excel as a class when it comes to carrying passengers and cargo.
Even with the popularity of SUVs, vans are still a beloved option among parents. Spacious second-row and third-row seats are ideal for a child’s car seat as well as transporting many passengers, and there is still plenty of room for cargo. But with a variety of choices available, which of the many minivan models on the market is right for you and your child?
To make it easier for drivers when shopping for a new vehicle, we have compared several popular minivans to make your search hassle-free. Which model shines when it comes to properly securing car seats? Explore our Ultimate Minivan Challenge results below.
Ultimate Minivan Challenge 2016
Their ample legroom and having more lower Latch and top tether anchors than three-row SUVs make minivans car-seat all-stars. Of course, some minivans are better than others. We put the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, 2016 Kia Sedona and 2017 Toyota Sienna to the test to find out which vehicle handles these seats the best.