WASHINGTON, March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — US News & World Report, a nationally recognized consumer advice and information publisher, today announced the 2022 Best Cars for Families. US News rated 96 vehicles and named winners in nine categories.
Honda won the most awards this year with four, and Toyota followed with two. The Honda Odyssey has won the Best Family MPV award for the 12th consecutive year, which is the longest streak in the history of the awards. The Honda Passport took home the award for Best Two-Row SUV for Families for the third time in a row, and the Honda Accord earned its third win as Best Midsize Sedan for Families. The prize for best hybrid car for families went to the Honda Accord Hybrid, which took its first victory. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid won Best Hybrid SUV for Families for the ninth time. Meanwhile, the Toyota Avalon won Best Large Car for Families for the fourth year in a row.
Chevrolet, Hyundai and Kia each won an award. The Chevrolet Suburban won Best Large SUV for Families for the fourth time overall and the second year in a row. The Hyundai Tucson won its first award for best compact SUV for families, and the Kia Telluride received the award for best 3-row SUV for families for the third year in a row.
The winners of the Best Cars for Families 2022 have the best combination of safety and reliability ratings, excellent reviews from the automotive press, passenger and cargo space and features that ensure safety, connection and entertainment for the whole family. Technical features, such as in-car wireless internet, teen driver controls, automatic braking, surround-view parking camera systems and hands-free charging doors, were considered alongside the criteria. traditional features such as passenger and cargo space.
“With winners from nine different vehicle categories, the Best Cars for Families awards offer choices that will suit every family,” said Jim Charifi, editor of US News Best Cars. “The 2022 winners offer the features, safety and space that will appeal to new parents, as well as parents with teenage drivers or households that include grandparents.”
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES 2022
- Best 3-Row SUV for Families: 2022 Kia Telluride
- Best Compact SUV for Families: 2022 Hyundai Tucson
- Best minivan for families: 2022 Honda Odyssey
For the full set of winners and runners-up, visit Best Cars for Families.
The award methodology combines professional automotive ratings, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume, and the availability of family-friendly features. In each of the nine car categories, the vehicle with the highest composite score is named the best car for families in that category.
ABOUT US NEWS BEST CARS
Since 2007, US News Best Cars, the automotive channel of US News & World Report, has published rankings of the majority of new vehicles sold in America. Each year, US News also publishes Best Cars awards, including Best Vehicle Brands, Best Cars for the Money, and Best Cars for Families. US News Best Cars supports car buyers through the car buying journey, offering tips for researching cars and finding cars for sale near you. US News Best Cars welcomed more than 81 million visitors in the past year, with the majority of them actively buying a car. Over 70% of active buyers said US News influenced their car buying decision, saying they trust our advice to be unbiased and would recommend our site to others.
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