family cars

2015 Kia Sedona: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 1, 2015


Kia's Sedona is new for 2015 with bold styling, and a comfortable, capable cabin. We tested a top-line SXL model equipped with second-row captain's chairs. Exposed lower Latch anchors and loads of room meant two child-safety seats went in easily… Read More

2015 Kia Sedona: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 1, 2015

Kia's Sedona is new for 2015 with bold styling, and a comfortable, capable cabin. We tested a top-line SXL model equipped with second-row captain's chairs. Exposed lower Latch anchors and loads of room meant two child-safety seats went in easily… Read More

Is the Honda Fit Fit for a Trip to Ikea?

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015

We had long since outgrown our home office/guest bedroom/designated purgatory for unfolded laundry in our downtown Chicago condo when my wife and I finally decided to do something about it. Our space-efficient bolt-to-the-wall desk/shelving combo from CB2 and uncomfortable wooden… Read More

2015 Toyota Sienna: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 27, 2015

Sometimes little changes can add up to a big improvement. That's the case for the Toyota Sienna minivan, which underwent some minor revisions for the 2015 model year. We tested the 2015 Sienna earlier this year, but decided to revisit… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Traverse: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 25, 2015

Chevrolet's Traverse has one of the biggest cargo areas in the three-row SUV class. That coupled with a roomy second row and newly standard OnStar 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spot functionality (data subscription required) should really make it… Read More

2016 Honda Fit Review

By Kelsey Mays on August 24, 2015

With the 2016 Fit, Honda has concocted an elixir of most things small-car shoppers want, and the results are mighty desirable. Find out more in my review.… Read More

2015 Lincoln Navigator Nails Third-Row Comfort

By By Sara Lacey on August 24, 2015

As many families know, just because a vehicle has a third row does not mean it's functional, let alone comfortable. Three-row SUVs can be the trickiest of all; their size makes you believe that there's loads of space for passengers,… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on August 20, 2015

UPDATED AUG. 20, 2015: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the more than… Read More

What's the Best Three-Row Seat Configuration for School Duty?

By By Sara Lacey on August 14, 2015

The "kiss-and-go" lane at your child's school could also be called "stress and go" when things don't go smoothly. In the hundreds of hours I've spent dropping off and picking up kids, I've made a few observations about keeping things… Read More

2015 Honda Odyssey: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 13, 2015

When fully loaded, Honda's Odyssey¬†minivan seems to have it all: a vacuum cleaner, a cool box for keeping drinks chilled, a rear entertainment system and plenty of places to charge devices. We last installed car seats into a 2014 Odyssey.… Read More

2016 Volvo XC90: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 11, 2015

Volvo finally redesigned its ancient family hauler for 2016, and the new XC90 was worth the wait. Exterior changes like a large waterfall grille and T-shaped headlights are huge departures from the old model. Inside, the changes are even more… Read More