The concept of a family car has changed over the years. First, the family car stood for a regular sedan with four doors and a big trunk. Then, the family car became a roomy station wagon with a big boot and loads of space. After that, the minivan was the most desired form and today, the perfect family vehicle is a crossover or SUV with bulky looks, maximum safety, and third-row seating. The times have obviously changed but also did the needs of the average family. Back in the day, everything could be packed in a normal sized trunk but today`s parents need a full-size SUV to pack all the necessary things for a short road trip over the weekend. Anyway, we have compiled a list of 15 best family cars for 2017. Here you can find SUVs, crossovers, minivans and sedans. Basically all types of vehicles that have plenty of space, that are family friendly and with a base price of under $30,000 which is the average amount of money a regular family can afford. We are sure that you will find a perfect car for your family on this list so let`s get straight to it.

Dodge Durango


With the base price of just under $30,000, this big SUV is one of the biggest and most powerful cars you can buy for that amount. It has a 3.6-liter V6 with 295 hp and a very spacious interior, including third-row seating. This means that the Durango can seat up to 7 people and still carry some amount of luggage. It is a perfect car for a big family with lots of kids. Of course, if you want to fully option your Durango you will have to spend more than our limit.