Posted on August 24, 2021 by Hadeel Hijazieh
Best SUVs for a Families
SUVs are a family favourite for a reason. Sporty, stylish, and functional they are the perfect choice for families of nearly any size. There are seemingly endless options to choose from when it comes to finding the best SUV for family road trips, adventures and even just day-to-day driving. Whether you are looking to know which is the best SUV for a family with a baby or need a well-sized SUV for hauling hockey players and equipment, we are here to help.
At Ontario Chrysler, we are committed to helping you find an SUV you love that also suits all your family’s functionality needs. In this article, we have outlined some of our top choices for SUVs for families. From compact to full-size, there is a Dodge or Jeep SUV for sale at Ontario Chrysler that uniquely suits you.
- Best SUV for a Family of 4
- Best SUV for a Family of 5
- Best SUV for a Family of 6 - 7
- Best SUV for a Family of 8
- Best SUV for a Family With Dogs
Best SUV for a Family of 4
When you have a family of four, nearly any SUV on the market will work for you. Though you may want to stick to compact or midsize SUVs for a four-person family, in some cases a sub-compact SUV might even suit your needs well. See our picks below for some of the best options available for your family.
If you are looking for the best small SUV for a family of 4 you’ll likely find that the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass are two great options. The Jeep Compass is a smaller, compact SUV that still offers lots of room for your family while the Jeep Cherokee offers a bit more room for families that may still need to use car seats for younger children.
If your family of four needs a bit more room for sports gear or luggage for road trips you might find that the Jeep Grand Cherokee or the Dodge Durango, make the perfect family SUV. Both offer luxury and style while ensuring you have loads of room to take on any adventure.
Best SUV for a 5 Person Family
Families of five have outgrown the compact SUV range but some midsize and many full-size SUVs are perfect for those who have larger families. Keep in mind that if you are looking to fit three-across car seats you might need to size up to a full-size SUV to ensure ample room for safely installed car seats.
Our top pick for the best small SUV for a family of 5 is the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Though this might not sound like a “small” SUV, it fits in the midsize range and is a great choice for many families. Roomy, stylish, and functional you will comfortably fit five passengers into your Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The new Jeep Grand Cherokee L comes in as our top pick for the best large SUV for a family of 5. Though still considered a midsize SUV the Jeep Grand Cherokee L offers more seating and can accommodate up to 7 passengers. This comes in handy for travelling with one or two extra passengers from time to time.
When you are looking for the best full-size SUV for a family of 5, the Jeep Wagoneer needs to be at the top of your list. This exceptional and powerful SUV brings you the best of comfort and style while keeping up with anything you throw its way. Perfect for road trips or when you want to bring your dog along too, your family is going to love the Jeep Wagoneer.
Best SUV for Family of 6 & 7
When looking for the best SUV for a family of 6 or 7, you have lots of fantastic options. Many SUVs can accommodate seating for six passengers comfortably. When it comes to choosing the right SUV for your family, you’ll want to consider your family’s needs and lifestyle.
Our top pick for the best midsize SUV for a family of 6 is the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. This SUV is luxurious and roomy and should easily accommodate your large family with room to spare for your gear and maybe even a furry friend.
If you need something a bit roomier, our top pick for the best large SUV for a family of 6 or 7 is the Jeep Wagoneer. You will love everything about this SUV both inside and out. Along with being large enough for your family, it also will keep up with any adventure that comes your way with its impressive capabilities.
Our pick for the best luxury SUV for a family of 6 is a clear winner. The Jeep Grand Wagoneer is the full-size SUV your family has been waiting for and takes luxury to a whole new level. For more details and a comparison see our previous article Jeep Grand Wagoneer vs Wagoneer.
Best SUV for a Family of 8
When you have a big family or simply want to have 8 passengers from time to time, you’ll need a full-size SUV. Thankfully you have some great choices to consider from Jeep. Both the Jeep Grand Wagoneer and the Jeep Wagoneer offer seating for up to 8 passengers.
Keep in mind that car seat compatibility and the size of your passengers may impact the ability to comfortably seat 8 even in a full-size SUV. Though the Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Cherokee L are very spacious you may want to consider looking into the Chrysler Pacifica if you will regularly transport 8 passengers or have many small children in large car seats.
Best SUV for Family and Dogs
Your family road trip wouldn’t be complete without your beloved four-legged friend. If having your dog come along for the ride is important to you, you’ll want to be sure to keep their comfort in mind. Smaller dogs may do well in compact SUVs such as the Jeep Compass, but many families find that moving up to a midsize or even full-size SUV is the best choice when travelling with kids and dogs.
Our picks for the best SUV for family and dogs include the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee L and the Jeep Wagoneer. We name these as top choices for their ample cargo room, captain chair options and overall size of the vehicle. We know your family and pup will appreciate the size of these exceptional SUVs.