Best and worst family cars 2018
What makes a good family car and which models should you be considering? We count down the best new family cars on sale – and reveal the ones to avoid...
However, that doesn’t mean the family car market is dead; it still accounts for a huge number of sales and is very competitive, so there are some great buys out there – and some great deals to be had, especially on models like the Ford Focus, which is being replaced this week.
The Ford Focus may not be our top-scoring family car, but it sells in massive numbers; in fact, nearly 290,000 were sold in the UK in 2017.
But what makes a good family car? Well, it has to be practical, cheap to run, good to drive, well equipped and good value for money; in other words, it needs to be good at everything. Here we count down the top 10 and reveal the models that are best to steer clear of.