3 Still-Fun Cars for Parents

March 30th, 2016 by

3 Still-Fun Cars for ParentsImage via Flickr by Mister HamboIf you have a family or are planning on having a family in the future, you’re probably looking to drive a family-friendly vehicle. To many parents, driving a family-friendly vehicle means that they have to replace their fun and sporty automobile for a car that is safe yet boring. However, in no way does this have to be the case. Here are three family-friendly yet still fun cars for parents.2016 Mazda6Without a doubt, cars with smooth and easy handling are great fun to drive. While the 2016 Mazda6 won’t necessarily wow you with its speed and torque, it will certainly blow you away with its handling. The power of the 2016 Mazda6 is 184 HP and 185 pound-feet of torque, which should be more than enough for your needs. If you truly value a fun driving experience, you can buy a trim level of this vehicle with a six-speed manual transmission.In terms of safety and convenience, the knowledge that this vehicle is a front-wheel drive with four doors may shock you. The affordable entry price of the 2016 Mazda6 makes it a viable option for just about every parent..2016 Mazda CX-5Even though the 2016 Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover, it still manages to count as a family-friendly yet still-fun car for parents. This tall rider handles especially and surprisingly well due to excellent engineering. The CX-5 can feature a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which means this compact crossover will be able to produce 185 pound-feet of torque and 184 HP. The base engine for this vehicle is a 2.0-liter, which produces about 154 HP.In terms of safety, the AWD model of this vehicle will allow you to enjoy enhanced grip when the road conditions are especially slippery and hazardous. When it comes to convenience, you will be happy to know that the greatest cargo capacity of this Mazda vehicle is 65.4 cubic feet including the seat area. This means all your groceries will have no trouble fitting in the cargo of this vehicle.As you can see, there is no reason parents should be forced to have a boring driving experience simply because they have kids in tow. It is perfectly possible to buy a safe vehicle that is family friendly yet a blast to drive.
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