Buying a new car is a big decision, especially for families. So which cars give you the most bang for your buck?
Every car on the list had anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control and at least six air bags. Fourteen of the cars received a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Do keep in mind – the price listed is the base MSRP, so any additions or special features will raise the cost.
High Mileage: Toyota Prius V, $26,400
Honda Civic Hybrid, $24,000
Chevrolet Cruze Eco, $19,245
Budget: Chevrolet Sonic, $13,865
Ford Focus, $16,500
Hyundai Elantra, $15, 345
Crossovers: Mazda5, $19,625
Kia Sorento, $23,150
Honda CR-V, $22,495
Sedans: Volkswagen Passat, $19,995
Toyota Camry, $21,955
Kia Optima, $21,000
Large Vehicles: Dodge Durago, $28,995
Toyota Sienna, $25,060
Honda Odyssey, $28,375
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