FAMILY CARS ARE OFFERED IN A WIDE SELECTION WITH THEIR SPACIOUS INTERIORS, PRACTICAL FEATURES, ECONOMIC ENGINES, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPTIONS, AND SEATING FOR UP TO SEVEN PASSENGERS IN OUR COUNTRY’S MARKET.
Families with two or more kids would like to own vehicles that they can use both daily and during long vacations in comfort in our country. Fitting the car seats of children comfortably, large volume to fit the baby stroller in the trunk, a second row of seating to use when necessary, multimedia entertainment system that children love determine the options. Economic engines, automatic transmission are also things that are considered when purchasing a family car.
Here are the models that are on top of the lists of both most selling in our market and most preferred by families…
Peugeot’s 7 seat large Van 5008 has a special place among the family cars with its large interior, information and entertainment systems that come as standard, and a panoramic glass roof as well as seating for seven. The second row of seating is not noticeable when it is not in use. It offers seating even for two adults when it is open. The already large trunk volume, which is 823 lt, expands up to 2506 lt when all the seats are reclined. 120hp 1.6BlueHD diesel engine of the new Peugeot comes with fully automatic transmission. The manufacturer’s data on the fuel consumption of the car is 4.3lt at 100km. The price of the car, which is sold in our country with one equipment package, is 97 thousand TL.
Toyota Verso is among the preferred MPV models in Turkey. The vehicle offers different options to families with its wide structure, modular interior with up to 7 passenger capacity as well as 1.6lt, 1.8 lt oil and 1.6 lt diesel engine options. Automatic transmission is optional. Toyota Verso comes in different equipment levels. Its price begins from 68 thousand 210 TL and goes up to 95 thousand 900 TL, depending on selecting of the highest engine, equipment and transmission options.
Dacia Lodgy becomes prominent as one of the most suitable cars in our market for families that look for an MPV vehicle with up to 7 passenger seating. The second row seating can recline up to 1/3-2/3. Also they can be folded like a portfolio just as the third row can, allowing the shifting from 7 seat to 2 seat arrangement done easily whether the third row is kept intact or removed. The vehicle offers 207 lt luggage capacity even with the 7 seat arrangement; this number goes up to 2617 lt with 2 seat arrangement. Lodgy comes with 1.5 lt diesel engine with 90 and 100 hp options. The price begins from 51.800TL for 5-passenger model and it goes up to 56.550TL when the powerful engine, 7 seats, and the highest equipment level options are chosen.
OPEL ZAFIRA TOURER
Opel Zafira Tourer is among the models that offer a special option for large families in our country’s and in the European market. The vehicle that is also offered with 136 hp 1.6 CDTI diesel engine enables fuel saving that is as low as 4.1lt at 100km with this engine. Seating structure goes up to 7 by means of Flex7® seating arrangement. It is possible to purchase transport and carrier systems such as a bike carrier. Zafira offers comfort, safety, and entertainment in the interior. The price ranges between 89 and 96 thousand TL. Oil engine and automatic transmission are optional.
FORD C-MAX AND GRAND C-MAX
When it comes to family vehicles, Ford models C-Max, which is equipped with smart technologies, and its big brother Grand C-Max, which comes with 5 or 7 seat options come to mind first. The vehicles are equipped with smart trunk door, internet connection, automatic parking, and functional interior. It is also possible to purchase multiple equipment packages. The vehicles are offered with oil and diesel engine options with horsepower ranging between 115 and 182. The prices of the models that can also be purchased with automatic transmission are between 65.790 TL and 91.540TL.
CITROEN C4 GRAND PICASSO
Grand Picasso is the popular model of the French manufacturer Citroen among the large family cars. The car offers seating for 7. The glass surface of 5.7 square meter and advanced comfort and safety equipments, entertainment systems, economic 120 hp 1.6 lt turbo diesel engine make the model prominent. The vehicle also comes with automatic transmission option. 12-inch HD data screen and 7-inch tablet touch screen features make the car that offers ‘firsts’ in its class. The price ranges between 98 and 102 thousand TL.