The Best Family Cars for 2019

The Best Family Cars for 2019

Family car buyers are spoilt for choice in the current car market, whether they need an SUV, hatchback or estate, there’s a car to fit every family’s needs and budget. There are many benefits of a family car;

  • They are extremely spacious and offer a decent amount of boot capacity, meaning storage will never be a concern.
  • The moment your family members step on board, they will feel safe and secure, as there are many advanced safety features
  • An abundance of entertainment features to help keep your children busy (and quiet) on even the longest trips.

Here are some of the most popular family cars for 2019 …

Read more: What to look for in a family car?

Peugeot 3008

The Peugeot 3008 is among one of the most popular family cars, particularly because of its bold-looking exterior, practicality, high quality interiors and up-to-date in car technology. Yes, tech plays a large role in the 3008’s success. The onboard technology and in car entertainment takes the 3008 to the next level. Additionally, there’s enough space to fit three fully grown teenagers in the back seat because of the flat floor and wide middle seat.


Peugeot 3008 model comes with the following equipment as standard;

  • ABS (Anti-lock brake system) with REF (Electronic braking system) and AFU (Emergency Braking System)
  • LED daytime running lights built into the headlight unit
  • Blue ambient lighting for connecting zone
  • Programmable cruise control and speed limiter
  • New Peugeot I-Cockpit - Configurable 12.3” head-up digital instrument cluster, 8.0” capacitive touchscreen, Compact multi-function steering wheel

Seats: 5 Doors:
5 Boot space: 520 litres
Insurance group: 17

Peugeot 3008 ESTATE leasing prices start from £0.00 exc. VAT per month

Renault Captur

For a small SUV, the Renault Captur looks really friendly and curvaceous, even though it has got a raised ride height. Inside, the Renault Captur offers plenty of interior space. There’s enough space in the front seat and rear-passenger seats, so you won’t have to worry about feeling cramped. As for the cabin, you can slide back the rear seats to create more space for luggage, shopping or any other large items.

Renault Captur model comes with the following standard feature;

  • 12V socket
  • Fixed black upholstery
  • 16” Adventure Alloy with black inserts
  • ECO mode function
  • HAS (Hill start assist)

Seats: 5 Doors:
5 Boot space: 377 litres
Insurance group: 9

Renault CAPTUR HATCHBACK leasing prices start from £304.88 exc. VAT per month

BMW 3 Series Touring Estate


Styling-wise, the BMW 3 Series Touring Estate looks more appealing and has more distinctive lines and shapes compared to its predecessor. Upfront, the grille is lower and wider than ever before. The same can be said for the headlights too. The touring’s boot capacity is 495-litres, which in all fairness is not huge, but it’s more than enough space to fit a weekends worth of luggage. You can opt to fold the rear seats down for additional space. With the rear seats folded down, you’ll have a maximum of 1,500-litres.

BMW 3 Series Touring Estate model comes with the following standard features;

  • Brake energy regeneration
  • LED headlights with beam throw control, follow me home function and front LED daytime driving lights
  • Split-folding rear seat
  • Rear-view mirror, automatically dimming
  • Run flat-tyres

Seats: 5 Doors:
5 Boot capacity: 495 litres
Insurance group: 21

Dacia Duster


By comparison, the new Dacia Duster follows a very similar design to the outgoing model. Despite looking similar, we can assure you every single panel is in fact new on the latest model. Upfront, it gets new headlights, the bonnet has more creases on it which makes it look bolder, and the kidney size grille with the square effect helps make the car look meaner and more aggressive. The rear is more spacious, and the huge rear windows allow children to have a good view outside, which is always an added bonus for a family car.

Dacia Duster model comes with the following standard features;

  • ABS and Emergency Brake Assist
  • Remote central locking
  • ECO mode
  • ISOFIX points for child seats in both outer rear seats
  • Underseat storage (4x2 only)

Seats: 5 doors
5 Boot space: 475 litres
Insurance group: 9

Dacia DUSTER ESTATE leasing prices start from £0.00 exc. VAT per month

SEAT Alhambra


If you’re in the market for an SUV car with loads of space, then the Seat Alhambra is the car for you! Altogether there is space for 7 people inside, including luggage. The sliding doors allow children to easily enter and exit the vehicle. On first impressions, a car like this might seem expensive, but because of its petrol and diesel engine variants, it’s cheap to maintain.


Seat Alhambra model comes with the following standard features;

  • Keyless entry system
  • Emergency brake assist
  • Electronic stability control
  • MDI with USB/IPod connection cables
  • Isofix child seat preparation

Seats: 7 doors
5 Boot space: 267
Insurance group: 25

leasing prices start from £ exc. VAT per month

Volvo XC60


The Volvo XC60 has outstanding performance, design and safety features. The car is longer, lower, wider and has a longer wheelbase than its predecessor. There is good head room, shoulder room and leg room for both the driver and the passenger’s in the back seat. In addition to interior space, there’s plenty of space for luggage in the XC60’s boot, 505 litres to be exact. The rear seats are easy to fold and go down completely flat, giving you more space for luggage and any other larger items. It is also the safest car to be tested by Euro NCAP.


Volvo XC60 model comes with the following standard features;

  • Hill start assist
  • Road sign information display
  • LED headlights + Active high beam incorporating daytime running lights
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Leather upholstery

Seats: 5 Doors
5 Boot space: 505 litres
Insurance group: 35

Volvo XC60 ESTATE leasing prices start from £0.00 exc. VAT per month

Skoda Superb Estate


The new Skoda Superb Estate is outstandingly practical and has a very comfortable ride, but most importantly, it’s a great family car to get on a bargain. It rides on the same platform as the Volkswagen Golf, but it bigger and costs less. As for driving experience, the car is more stable and composed on roads with rough terrain and is a smooth and quiet cruiser. Above all, it is cheap to drive and there is enough cabin space for your kids to feel comfortable, whether it’s dropping your children to school, the shopping centre, or even getaways to the country side.


Skoda Super Estate model comes with the following standard features;

  • Halogen headlights with daytime running lights
  • Three spoke multifunction leather steering wheel
  • Removable LED lamp in boot
  • ISOFIX child seat fittings on outer rear seats
  • Multifunction trip computer

Seats: 5 Doors
5 Boot space: 660 litres
Insurance group: 20

Skoda Kodiaq


Another great family car from the Skoda range is the Skoda Kodiaq. Outside, you immediately notice the grille, as it’s very in keeping with other Skoda models. The clamshell bonnet gives it a more sporty and aggressive appearance too. In terms of practicality, there’s lots of head room and leg room, there’s plenty of adjustment in the seats and everything is done manually. The space is mirrored in the back seat as there is once again plenty of head room and leg room for passengers. Three adults would feel relatively comfortable sitting in the back seat.


Skoda Kodiaq model comes with the following standard features;

  • Electronic parking break with hill hold control
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Alarm with interior monitoring and tilt sensor with safe function
  • 60:40 foldable rear seat with sliding adjustment and backrest angle adjustment
  • Front and rear doorsteps

Seats: 5 Doors
5 Boot space: 231 litres
Insurance group: 18

Skoda KODIAQ ESTATE leasing prices start from £0.00 exc. VAT per month

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