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What are the Ideal Vehicle Types for Families that Love Road Trips?

Picking a Vehicle for A Road Trip

Sleek sedans and crossovers can be a good travel companion for daily commutes or long drives. However, your car needs more space, convenient features, and powerful specs for a road trip with family or friends. There are many factors to consider while picking a vehicle for a road trip. It can depend on the family size, travel place or weather, preferred amenities, etc. Based on these factors, you need to pick a vehicle that’s also efficient and capable for a long journey. Keep reading this article by Victory Motors in Chesterfield, MI, to discover the ideal vehicle types for your family road trips.

Mid-Size Three-Row SUVs or Minivans for Big Families

For larger families that need ample space for everyone, three-row SUVs are the most suitable road trip vehicles. They also provide sturdy engine specs and a rugged exterior to tackle long journeys.

Features to look for: Three rows of seats with 60-40 foldable rear seats, rear USB ports, tri-zone automatic climate control, blind-spot monitoring, good cargo volume, all-wheel-drivetrain, and good towing capacity if you need to haul your ATVs, campers, or boats.

Which models to consider?

Hyundai Palisade, Dodge Journey Crossroad, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Highlander

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Two-Row SUVs for Nuclear Families 

For tiny size families, two-row SUVs are ideal and convenient.

Features to look for: Five-seater interior, dual-zone auto climate control, blind-spot monitoring, good cargo volume, all-wheel-drivetrain, sunroof, and a power liftgate.

Which models to consider?

Honda Passport, Buick Envision, Ford Escape, Nissan Murano, Jeep Compass

Ford Expedition  foldable seats
Buick Enclave

Pickup Trucks for Adventure Enthusiasts

Plenty of new models are luxurious family cars disguised as workhorse trucks. These mid-size pickup trucks drive smoothly both on- and off-road and have easy-to-use technology features. You can pick your vehicle depending on your travel requirements, as different models include various features and functions.

Features to look for: Two or four-seater, all-terrain flexibility, High Ground Clearance, good towing power, all-wheel-drivetrain, spacious cargo bed with a tailgate.

Which models to consider?

Jeep Gladiator, Chevy Silverado High Country, Ram 1500, Ford F-150

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Visit us at the Victory Motors dealership in Wyandotte, MI, to explore our inventory of used vehicles where we house all the above-mentioned vehicle types. Contact us to schedule a test drive.