Family Cars

Recall Alert: 2008-2009 Dodge and Chrysler Minivans, 2009 Dodge Journey

By Jennifer Geiger on February 4, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 112,000 model-year 2009 Dodge Journey SUVS, model-year 2008-09 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans and the related model-year 2009 Volkswagen Routan minivans. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, occupant restraint controller components exposed… Read More

Recall Alert: 2008-2009 Dodge and Chrysler Minivans, 2009 Dodge Journey

By Jennifer Geiger on February 4, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 112,000 model-year 2009 Dodge Journey SUVS, model-year 2008-09 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans and the related model-year 2009 Volkswagen Routan minivans. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, occupant restraint controller components exposed… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on February 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Full-size pickup trucks can work well for families with up to three children, and we've had a lot of success fitting three car seats into full-size crew-cab trucks in our Car Seat Checks. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado's roomy backseat… Read More

Which 2016 Three-Row SUVs Offer Second-Row Captain's Chairs?

By Brian Wong on February 4, 2016

When life demands a larger vehicle to fit more passengers or cargo, but a minivan is not your style, the three-row SUV offers an appealing compromise between form and function. For many shoppers, second-row captain's chairs are the preferred setup… Read More

2016 Honda CR-V: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on February 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Honda's popular compact SUV received an update for 2015 and the CR-V returns unchanged for 2016. In our Car Seat Check of the 2015 model, we praised the backseat's ample legroom, but it lost points for a confusing… Read More

Hyundai to Reveal Revised 2017 Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport at 2016 Chicago Auto Show

By Jennifer Geiger on January 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Hyundai's three-row and two-row Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport SUVs have gotten much love from Cars.com's editors; the Santa Fe earned a win in Cars.com's $40,000 3-Row SUV Challenge and took home our Family Car of the… Read More

2016 Porsche Macan: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on January 28, 2016

CARS.COM — With the Macan luxury compact SUV, Porsche hopes to duplicate the success of its larger Cayenne SUV. Despite its tight backseat, the 2016 Macan performed surprisingly well in our Car Seat Check. We tested the base Macan S with… Read More

Recall Alert: Britax B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Elite Infant Car Seats

By Jennifer Newman on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM Child-Safety Seats Affected: An unknown number of Britax B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant-safety seats manufactured between Oct. 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015. Affected models are: B-Safe 35 model numbers E9LU65M, E9LU65P, E9LU63F, E9LU66R, E9LS63F and EXLU65M;… Read More

2017 Audi Q7 Review

By Kelsey Mays on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM — Redesigned for 2017, the Audi Q7 is a driver's SUV that emphasizes performance over packaging. Find out more in my review.… Read More

Features That Make the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica a Family-Car Game Changer

By Jennifer Geiger on January 20, 2016

CARS.COM — After years without any significant new features or styling updates, the grandmother of the minivan class was not aging well. But for 2017 the Chrysler Town & Country is reborn as the Pacifica, and its styling and features… Read More

2017 Ford Fusion Video

By Kelsey Mays on January 19, 2016

CARS.COM — With its updated-for-2017 Fusion, Ford is taking a popular family sedan and bringing it to places that few family sedans go — thing like a new Platinum trim level with a leather-wrapped dashboard and a newly available turbo… Read More