Kia Tops ‘Best Cars for Families’ Awards

By Staff Writer March 15, 2023
Kia's K5 wins the 2023 Best Midsize Car for Families award. The Kia K5 has a score of 8.3 out of 10. Kia's K5 wins the 2023 Best Midsize Car for Families award. The Kia K5 has a score of 8.3 out of 10.

U.S. News & World Report announced the 2023 Best Cars for Families awards after evaluating 92 vehicles across nine categories.

Kia won the most awards this year with three, followed by Toyota and Hyundai with two each. The 2023 Honda Odyssey won Best Minivan for Families for the 13th consecutive year, the longest streak in the awards’ history.

Among Kia’s wins, the 2023 Kia Telluride captured Best three-row SUV for Families for the fourth time in a row, while the 2023 Kia K5 had its first win for Best Midsize Sedan for Families. The 2023 Kia EV6 earned the inaugural award for Best Electric Vehicle for Families.

Toyota’s hybrid vehicles fared well, with the 2023 Toyota Camry Hybrid earning the Best Hybrid Car for Families – its first win. The 2023 Toyota Highlander Hybrid won Best Hybrid SUV for Families for the 10th time.

The Honda Odyssey won Best Minivan for Families.

Hyundai earned recognition for two of its SUVs: the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe brought home its first Best 2-Row SUV for Families award, while the 2023 Hyundai Tucson was awarded the Best Compact SUV for Families for the second time.

In addition, the 2023 Chevrolet Suburban won Best Large SUV for Families for the third year in a row and the fifth time overall.

U.S. News uses an overall rating to determine quality, incorporating elements like safety data, predicted reliability ratings and the consensus opinion of the automotive press. Along with conventional factors like passenger and cargo room, U.S. News also considered tech features such as in-car wireless internet, teen driver controls, auto emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert and hands-free cargo doors.

The 2023 Best Cars for Families:

  • Best 2-Row SUV for Families: 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Best Hybrid Car for Families: 2023 Toyota Camry Hybrid
  • Best Minivan for Families: 2023 Honda Odyssey
  • Best Midsize Car for Families: 2023 Kia K5
  • Best Large SUV for Families: 2023 Chevrolet Suburban
  • Best Electric Vehicle for Families: 2023 Kia EV6
  • Best Hybrid SUV for Families: 2023 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
  • Best Compact SUV for Families: 2023 Hyundai Tucson
  • Best 3-Row SUV for Families: 2023 Kia Telluride
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Last modified on Wednesday, 15 March 2023 12:49