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Facts About SUV vs. Minivan

2024-06-06

 screenshot 202024 05 06 20135944SUV or Minivan: Which Should You Choose?

 By Tara Trompeter
 

Quick Facts About SUV vs. Minivan

  • SUVs and minivans are both family-friendly vehicles. 
  • Minivans are typically more affordable, with more space for passengers, cargo, and extra storage. 
  • SUVs are available in a wider range of styles and options with a sportier, sleeker look. 

It's an age-old question that most parents will face at some point: SUV or minivan? Which vehicle works best for my growing family?

Start this convo during moms' night out, and it can get pretty polarizing! As a mom working in the automotive industry, I've had this conversation with fellow parents so many times, and for good reason. Parents need particular things when it comes to toting their families around. 

And even if you know absolutely nothing about cars, it's pretty apparent that sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and minivans remain two of the most efficient types of vehicles for hauling people and cargo. (One look at an elementary school carpool line will give that away.) 

However, when you dig a little deeper, you quickly realize that these two options differ in price, style, features, and capability. In other words, choosing between an SUV and a minivan really depends on your budget, demands, and lifestyle. 

Understanding the differences is essential before picking the best vehicle for your family, so continue reading to learn more to help you decide between minivans and SUVs.

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Similarities Between SUVs and Minivans

At first glance, you may not think SUVs and minivans have much in common, but that couldn't be further from the truth.

Read more HERE !

Source: SUV or Minivan: Which Should You Choose? - Kelley Blue Book (kbb.com)
 

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