Choosing the Right Minivan: How Do You Decide?

March 29th, 2018 by

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If you’re looking to add a new minivan to your growing family, picking the right one that will suit your needs can be tough. With so many options out nowadays, the decision can be pretty daunting. If you’re in this same predicament, keep reading to learn more about making an easy, quick, and informed choice.

Tips to Deciding

When deciding on which minivan to lease or finance, keep these tips in mind:

  • Pricing

It’s important to know what you can and cannot afford when car shopping, so set yourself a price range that is reasonable, should you come across a minivan that costs a little more than anticipated. Additionally, take the value of the minivan into consideration; if you are willing to pay a little more, you should know what you’re getting for that extra cash.

  • Safety Features and Ratings

If you’re choosing a minivan, you want to ensure that it will protect you and your family should the worst arise. Take into consideration things like standard and available safety features, crash test ratings, and industry reviews. Check sites like the NHTSA and IIHS to see how your favorite minivan contenders stack up.

  • Passenger and Storage Space

Minivans are known for the large passenger and storage space, but each one provides different configurations. Check to see which one will offer you and your family the space and storage needed to keep things easy.

  • Convenience

Since you’re investing in a minivan, it should help make your life easier. Consider which convenience features are important to you (remote start, Wi-Fi, folding seats, Bluetooth, etc.), but also keep in mind that price range you have set.

  • Entertainment

Sometimes, car rides can be boring, especially to restless kids. The great thing about minivans now is that they often offer a wide range of entertainment features to keep your passengers happily occupied. If your family is filled with movie buffs, consider a minivan with rear entertainment. If you want to pump your favorite jams when you’ve got your ride to yourself, make sure you connect your favorite apps like Pandora to an intuitive infotainment system.

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